Our findings seem to confirm that FS exert a strong destructive effect on the sensitive hippocampal neurons and on the neuroprotective properties of TPM in this process, which may have practical implications. It can be assumed that in children with recurrent and prolonged FS, prophylactic drug administration could prevent hippocampal sclerosis and development of symptomatic epilepsy.
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