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A case of successful treatment for epilepsy and myasthenia in a young female patient

https://doi.org/10.14412/2074-2711-2016-1S-66-68

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Epilepsy belongs to the diseases that show the high rate of comorbidity with another abnormality. The complexities of management of patients with two chronic diseases who need continuous treatment are related to the possible impact of therapy for one disease on the course of the other, to worse overall prognosis, and to poorer quality of life in the patients. This clinical case demonstrates the concurrence of the two independent neurological diseases – epilepsy and myasthenia. The treatment of both diseases in this case has proven successful. The treatment performed for one disease has failed to aggravate the course of the other. The performed therapy could achieve a complete remission in both epilepsy and myasthenia.

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T. V. Romanova
Samara State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia, Samara, Russia
Russian Federation


A. V. Yakunina
Samara State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia, Samara, Russia
Russian Federation


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Romanova T.V., Yakunina A.V. A case of successful treatment for epilepsy and myasthenia in a young female patient. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2016;(1S):66-68. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.14412/2074-2711-2016-1S-66-68

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