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What are the effects of the currently used AEDs on bone mineralization in children and adolescents between the ages of 8 to 18? This is a pilot observational study using DEXA scans to measure bone mineral density in 100 patients The primary objective is to collect preliminary data on bone mineral density, body weight, dietary calcium intake, and activity level.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
8 Years to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Pediatric subjects with generalized or partial seizures
diagnosis of generalized or partial seizures with or without generalization or a diagnosis of generalized seizures as defined in the International League Against Epilepsy