Onset of late posttraumatic seizure after dehydroepiandrosterone treatment.

Internal Medicine Department, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Fertility and sterility (Impact Factor: 4.3). 11/2008; 91(3):931.e1-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.08.115
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ABSTRACT To describe the first reported case of a seizure in a patient using the dietary supplement DHEA in an attempt to improve ovarian oocyte production.
Case report.
University-affiliated teaching hospital, neurologic department.
A 30-year-old woman with fragile X syndrome and no history of any convulsive disorder who was receiving IVF treatment.
Daily treatment with the dietary supplement DHEA.
Generalized seizure.
After 1 month of DHEA treatment, the patient was admitted with a generalized seizure.
A generalized seizure, associated with concurrent intake of DHEA.

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