- About 1 in 10 paediatric patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) developed posttraumatic epilepsy.
- Seizures in the first week, severe injury, and intracranial haemorrhage were risk factors.
Why this matters
- Posttraumatic epilepsy confers greater neurologic impairment, poorer cognitive function, and higher mortality.
- Findings may help inform prognostication and treatment...