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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

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SCORZA, Fulvio Alexandre. Epilepsy kills. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2012, vol.70, n.3, pp. 226-227.  Epub Jan 31, 2012. ISSN 0004-282X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2012005000004.

People with epilepsy are more likely to die prematurely, and the most common epilepsy-related category of death is sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Thus, the purpose of this article was to alert the scientific community about SUDEP.

Keywords : epilepsy; SUDEP; heart; seizures.

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