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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 1995;13(3): 551-558.
월경주기와 연관성을 보이는 여성 간질환자의 임상적 특성
방오영, 곽용채, 박수철, 이병인
연세대학교 신경과
Clinical Characteristics of Female Epilepsy Patients with Cyclic ?Exacerbation Related to Menstruation
Oh Young Bang, M.D., Yong Tae Kwak, M.D., Soo Chul Park, M.D., Byung In Lee, M.D.
Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University
Abstract
The relationship of seizure and menstruation was investigated in me hundred thirty six female epileptic patients attending regularly to the Yonsei Epilepsy Clinic. Cyclic preponderance was accepted when more than 50% of total number of seizure occurred in one menstrual phase. Cyclic exacerbatim of seizur% during menstrual cycle occurred in 35%(48) of patients with 65% of them(23% of total patients) occuring during perimenstrual phase, consistent with catamenial epilepsy, 19% during midcyclic phase, and 8% each in early and late phase, respectively. Patients with focal neurologic deficit (p value