Epilepsy Related Shoulder Dislocation: Demographic and Clinical Analysis of 21 Patients

Akkas Yazici S., Gunduz A., Delil S., Yeni S. N.

EPILEPSI, vol.22, no.1, pp.26-31, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/epilepsi.2016.73644
  • Title of Journal : EPILEPSI
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-31


Objectives: There are multiple consequences of epilepsy that impact quality of life. While psychiatric comorbidities are some of the most commonly studied aspects, orthopedic complications are less frequently documented. The focus of the present study was shoulder dislocation related to epilepsy, and, unlike that of previous studies, the aim was to identify epilepsy-dependent risk factors in the development of joint disability.