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Thursday, October 30, 2014
MTS and infertility
Is there a correlation between Mesial Temporal Sclerosis and infertility?
There is not a specific association of mesial temporal sclerosis and infertility, but patients with epilepsy do have a higher rate of infertility. The causes may include epilepsy medications or the seizures may have effects on the release of hormones that are important for pregnancy.
Visit the Epilepsy Foundation`s Women and Epilepsy Initiative web site listed below.
David M Ficker, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati