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That epilepsy is a symptom-complex incidental to an abnormal functioning of the brain is an opinon advanced some thousands of years ago by Hippocrates; and from this opinion few, if any, dissent today. The discovery, however, of a large number of abnormal conditions, which by their action on the brain, may give rise to the disorder, compels a point of view from which the truth of the general proposition is seen in a new light. Every physician is impressed with the fact that out of a number of persons who have been subject to the same disease or accident, only
The Epileptic Seizure. Its Relation to Normal Thought and Action.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:504–506. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-3-5-504
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(5):504-506.
Neurology, Seizure Disorders.
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