were common in males [71%] than in females but the sex difference was not statistically significant between study and control groups.
Simple febrile seizure
is defined as a short (<15 min) generalized seizure, not recurring within 24 h with no neurologic deficits and no previous afebrile seizures that occurs during a febrile illness not resulting from an acute disease of the nervous system and Complex febrile seizure
is defined by focal, or generalized and prolonged seizure (>15 min), recurring more than once in 24 and/or associated with postictal neurologic abnormalities.
Shlomo Shinnar, a professor and pediatric neurologist, to be the most credible expert on the issue of febrile seizures
, the judge accepted his testimony that the febrile seizure
was not a contributor to P.R.'s death.
Register-based studies on febrile seizures
Results: In the febrile seizures
group 58 (58%) were anemic with a hemoglobin level less than 10gm/dL and 59 (59%) had a low plasma ferritin of less than 10ng/dL.
"If you have a child with a vaccine-related febrile seizure
, you can give the same advice to those parents as for anyone else who's had a febrile seizure
, in that there is no difference in the clinical outcomes of vaccine-proximate and non-vaccine-proximate febrile seizures
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.
Genetic susceptibility to simple febrile seizures
: Interleukin-1 b promoter polymorphisms are associated with sporadic cases.
All patients with epilepsy and febrile seizures
underwent unenhanced brain MRI examination on a 1.5 Tesla scanner (Philips Medical Systems, Amsterdam, the Netherlands).
Ojha and Aryal reported fever with seizures in 75.5% of cases with febrile seizures
as the most common etiology .
Conclusion: Febrile seizures
were twice as common in children having iron deficiency anemia as compared to those who did not have iron deficiency anemia.
A person of any age, at any time of year, with the acute onset of fever, not more than 5-7 days duration and a change in mental status (including symptoms such as confusion, disorientation, coma, or inability to talk) AND/OR new onset of seizures (excluding simple febrile seizures