- Characterization of reproductive endocrine disorders in women with epilepsyL Bilo
Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurosciences, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:2950-6. 2001..The results of this study suggest that the prevalence of disordered ovulation, in particular polycystic ovary syndrome, is increased in epilepsy, independent of antiepileptic medications or type of seizure disorder...
- Epilepsy and polycystic ovary syndrome: where is the link?L Bilo
Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurological Sciences, Federico II University, Via Pansini 5, I 80131, Naples, Italy
Neurol Sci 27:221-30. 2006..In this article we review the literature on the subject, and propose a pathogenic theory in which both epilepsy and valproate play different and significant roles in inducing reproductive endocrine disturbances in women with seizures...