traumatic epilepsy

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Noun1.traumatic epilepsy - a convulsive epileptic state caused by a head injury
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
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The American Epilepsy Society (AES) has developed the following position statement to address the increased need to provide evaluation of veterans with traumatic brain injury; educate patients, families, and health care providers about epilepsy following TBI, and to promote new research to treat and prevent post traumatic epilepsy.
According to Creane's family, she urgently needs to receive specialist neurological help in a centre that specialises in traumatic brain injuries and such serious cases of post traumatic Epilepsy .
There was a risk of post traumatic epilepsy and she needed a further repair operation.