Epidemiology and management of epilepsy in Hong Kong: An overview

Andrew C.F. Hui, Patrick Kwan

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Over half of the estimated 50 million people with epilepsy live in Asia, but there has been limited information on the epidemiology, aetiology and management of epilepsy from this region. In this article, we summarise some of the main problems faced by patients and the current treatment options available in an urban area of China.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-246
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Antiepileptic drugs
  • Epilepsy
  • Health care delivery
  • Temporal lobe resection

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