THE EFFECT OF VALPROIC ACID THERAPY ON DENTAL AND PERIODONTAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN WITH EPILEPSY


Zorlu S., Ozdas D. O., Ikikarakayali G., Erdem A., Sepet E., Trosola Ş., ...More

NOBEL MEDICUS, vol.13, no.1, pp.26-30, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-30
  • Keywords: Valproic acid, epilepsy, antiepileptic drugs, plaque index, gingival index, lysozyme, saliva, ORAL-HEALTH, GINGIVAL OVERGROWTH, REFRACTORY EPILEPSY, LYSOZYME, PATIENT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effect of valproic acid therapy on dental and periodontal health of children with epilepsy and to compare salivary lysozyme concentrations of epileptic patients with an otherwise healthy group of children.