Catamenial (from the Greek kata, by; men, month) epilepsy refers to seizure exacerbation in relation to the menstrual cycle. Traditionally, the term has been used to refer to seizure exacerbation at the time of menstruation. This section discusses the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of women with catamenial epilepsy.

Authored by: Pavel Klein MD | Andrew G. Herzog MD MSc
Reviewed by: Cynthia Harden MD on 2/2004
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