||Post-Stroke Epilepsy within a Teaching Hospital in Cotonou, Benin...
GNONLONFOUN DIEU-DONNÉ ,
ADJIEN KODJO CONSTANT ,
AGBETOU Mendinatou ,
Adoukonou Thierry ,
MAPAGA, JENNIFER ,
GOUDJINOU GERARD ,
HOUINATO Dismand ,
||Neuroscience and Medicine
||Seizures occurring after stroke are risk factors for the onset ofensuing epilepsy.
However, the incidence of vascular epilepsy is low. The purpose of this study was to study vascular epilepsy features in a teaching university. It was a retrospective, descriptive and analytical study, conducted from 1" January 2015 to 31" December 2016 in Cotonou Teaching Hospital (CNHU-HKM), Benin. It involved 35 patients brought together through comprehensive sampling.
Vascular epilepsy hospital attendance rate was 2%. There were simple partial seizures in 74.28% of cases while cerebral ischemia was recorded in 44.44% of patients. Neurological consultation after stroke occurrence was a protective factor against the occurrence of vascular epilepsy with significant p at 0.001.
Keywords Post-Stroke Epilepsy, Vascular Epilepsy, Cotonou, Benin
||post strock; epilepsy; vascular epilepsy; cotonou; Benin
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