What Are the Causes of Epilepsy?

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Causes

The exact causes of epilepsy are unknown. But sometimes, these factors may play a role. For example:
  • Developmental disorders, such as autism and neurofibromatosis.
  • Head trauma.
  • Brain conditions, such as brain tumors or strokes.
  • Infectious diseases, such as meningitis, AIDS and viral encephalitis.
  • Prenatal injury.
  • Genetic influence.
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