Key clinical point: Overall, rates of any comorbidity are stable in patients with childhood-onset epilepsy.
Major finding: In patients with epilepsy, the rate of psychiatric comorbidity was approximately 62% at baseline and 47% at 10 years.
Study details: A prospective study of 53 patients with childhood-onset epilepsy and 55 controls without epilepsy.
Disclosures: Two of the investigators received a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Kesselmayer RF et al. AES 2019. Abstract 1.288.