Second, this study might inadvertently include children and adolescents with febrile seizures
. However, because febrile seizures
usually occur in children aged 6 months-5 years (7), limiting analyses to children and adolescents aged 6-17 years should have excluded almost all children with febrile seizures
While the pathogenesis is unknown, it may be related to prior infection or febrile seizures
as a child.
Several animal models have been developed to investigate the pathogenesis of febrile seizures
and their consequences [16, 17].
The relationship between paraclinical findings of first febrile seizure
and recurrence of seizure.
From DNHR we obtained information on parental diagnosis of epilepsy and febrile seizure
, maternal diagnosis of preeclampsia/eclampsia (ICD-8: 637.03-637.19 and ICD-10: O14-O15.0) and diabetes (iCD-8: 249.00-250.09 and ICD-10: E10.0-E14.9 and O24-O24.9) and child diagnosis of cerebral palsy (ICD-8: 343.99 and 344.99 and ICD-10: G80-80.9) and congenital malformations (ICD-8: 740.99-759.99 and ICD10: Q00-Q99).
associated with a vaccine can decrease parent and provider confidence in vaccine safety," the pediatrician noted.
Serum PCT, CRP, and cytokines were measured at the second phase of AESD (before treatment) and onset of complex febrile seizures
. In AESD, the changes in PCT and CRP levels during the follow-up period were measured.
Ojha and Aryal reported fever with seizures in 75.5% of cases with febrile seizures
as the most common etiology .
The febrile seizure
is quite common in childhood but still it is extremely frightening, anxiety provoking and emotionally disturbing in those parents who witness the episode1.
Childhood vaccines and febrile seizures
. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccine-safety/concerns/febrile-seizures.html.
GABAergic excitation after febrile seizures
induces ectopic granule cells and adult epilepsy.
In our study the main cause of febrile seizure
was viral fever among cases followed by respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection and gluteal abscess with similar kind of findings noticed in Seema Pravin Soni et al.