Trabeculoma Induced Epilepsy: A Case Study

Journal Title: World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Year 2010, Vol 6, Issue 10

Abstract

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacilli Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It commonly affects the lungs, pulmonary TB but can also affect other sites, extra pulmonary TB. A male patient of age 74yrs was admitted on emergency with complaints of continuous GTCS of 20-25 episodes without regaining of consciousness with history of Anti Tubercular Therapy for 8 months. Trabeculoma induced seizures was confirmed by radiologic investigation and similar report. The drugs are selected based on its efficacy. Here, T. Phenytoin 100mg twice daily, T. Lacosamide 100mg twice daily, T. Levetiracetam 750mg twice daily was given for treating the patient. Even though the seizure was induced by the formation of trabeculoma, antiepileptic drugs were given to the patient to prevent seizure recurrence.

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Vishnu Das

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Vishnu Das (2010). Trabeculoma Induced Epilepsy: A Case Study. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(10), 14-16. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-506490