Cerebrovascular disease burden in late-onset non-lesional focal epilepsy

The overall incidence of epilepsy is approximately 37.4 cases per 100,000 population per year and is increasing in older individuals [1,2]. New epilepsy diagnoses in the elderly population have increased by 3.5 cases per 100,000 over the last 25 years, and are now situated at 30 cases per 100,000 per year [2,3].