E. BATES BLOCK, M.D.
It is obvious that a complete consideration of this subject cannot be condensed into a paper to which such a short time is allotted, but a discussion of some important debated points will be given. The author has elsewhere given a more complete account of the etiology of epilepsy but important additions to our knowledge have been made since that time (Block (1), (2)).
Convulsions occur from many brain diseases such as brain tumor, abscess, cysts, maldevelopment of the brain, porencephalia, cerebral hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, cerebral syphilis, arteriosclerosis, localized edema of the brain, traumata, fractures of the skull, meningitis, meningo-encephalitis, adhesions
BLOCK EB. The Relation of Organic Brain Disease to Epilepsy1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:531–541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-6-531
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(6):531-541.
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