Epilepsy is an entity known to humanity for a long time. The first descriptions date back to more than two thousand years before Christ. In primitive civilizations, subjects were described that undoubtedly presented characteristics of different epileptic seizures. The nature of the disease, its etiology and treatment have been changing throughout history, so their names and designations too. The article reviews the main denominations it has had over the centuries, and some of the medical and social implications for patients who suffer from it.
|Effective start/end date
|1/1/20 → 12/31/20
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- Bogotá D.C.
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