Concordance of primary generalised epilepsy and carbamazepine hypersensitivity in monozygotic twins
- aDepartment of Clinical Neurology, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 1NY, UK, bNeurosciences Department, Great Ormond Street for Children NHS Trust and the Institute of Child Health (UCL London), UK, cDepartment of Clinical Neurology, Atkinson Morley's Hospital, Copse Hill London, UK
- Accepted 17 May 1999
In this paper we describe the previously unreported phenomenon of a carbamazepine-induced mucocutaneous syndrome in identical twins. These twins had developed primary generalised epilepsy within 2 months of each other.