Volume 5 Issue 9 (September, 2017)

Case Reports

Pregnancy with Epilepsy - A Case Series
Suruchi M. Pawar, Kshitij Mohini, Naqiya Bellary, Richa Chandra

While most women with epilepsy can expect a normal pregnancy outcome, epilepsy remains a significant contributor to both maternal and perinatal morbidity. Pre-pregnancy planning must address reliable contraception and optimisation of antiepileptic drug (AED) regimens to minimise teratogenic risk while maintaining seizure control. Here we present a case series of 5 women with epilepsy and their pregnancy outcomes.
Key words: Epilepsy, Pregnancy, teratogenic.

Corresponding author:  Dr. Kshitij Mohini, Junior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,  Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra-416003, India.                                                                                  

This article may be cited as: Pawar SM, Mohini K, Bellary N, Chandra R. Pregnancy with Epilepsy - A Case Series. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2017;5(9):114-116.

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