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Letters Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

We must warn women about the risks of untreated, or ineffectively treated, epilepsy

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 06 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e1430
  1. Heather Angus-Leppan, consultant neurologist and epilepsy lead1
  1. 1Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. heather.angus-leppan{at}

The courage and resilience of the patient in this journey through juvenile myoclonic epilepsy is an encouragement to all people with epilepsy.1 The authors state that the patient was lucky to have avoided valproate during pregnancy because of …

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