PERCY G. HAMLIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Convulsive seizures—focal, Jacksonian and generalized—occurring during the course of or symptomatologically antecedent to multiple sclerosis have been but rarely recorded in medical literature.
Kinnier Wilson,8 however, stated in 1940 that it was important to realize that multiple sclerosis must be numbered among the causes of epilepsy. He was able at that time to number eight cases collected from the literature and to add seven of his own and one of Patrick's (Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases 47, 1918) for a total of 16 recorded cases. Störring5 in 1940 reported an additional 13 cases of his own observed among 205
HAMLIN PG. CONVULSIVE STATES AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;42:201–205. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-1-201
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(1):201-205.
Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology.
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