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Recurrent Abdominal Pain as a Manifestation of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Case Report

Sayed Mohammad Musavi Mirzaee 1 and Ayob Akbari 1 , *
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1 Medical Toxicology and Drug Abuse Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
Article information
  • Modern Care Journal: 16 (1); e90246
  • Published Online: February 19, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 10, 2018
  • Revised: January 20, 2019
  • Accepted: February 6, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/modernc.90246

To Cite: Musavi Mirzaee S M, Akbari A. Recurrent Abdominal Pain as a Manifestation of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Case Report, Mod Care J. Online ahead of Print ; 16(1):e90246. doi: 10.5812/modernc.90246.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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