What is the connection between epilepsy and autism?

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Evidences suggests a pathological link between autism and epilepsy.

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1681408

« Last Edit: 29/07/2016 14:36:17 by tkadm30 »
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Re: What is the connection between epilepsy and autism?
« Reply #1 on: 29/07/2016 16:03:44 »
The "pathological link" is the anti-epilepsy medication can be teratogenic ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drugs_in_pregnancy#Anticonvulsants

[ for a change I will shoehorn-in your favorite subject of marijuana ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_in_pregnancy ]
« Last Edit: 29/07/2016 16:07:06 by RD »