Association between iron deficiency and febrile seizures.

  title={Association between iron deficiency and febrile seizures.},
  author={Valia Papageorgiou and Efthimia G. Vargiami and Eleutherios Kontopoulos and Panagiotis Kardaras and Marina Economou and Miranta Athanassiou-Mataxa and Fenella Jane Kirkham and Dimitrios I. Zafeiriou},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  volume={19 5},
OBJECTIVE The relationship between iron status and febrile seizures has been examined in various settings, mainly in the Developing World, with conflicting results. The aim of this study was to investigate any association between iron deficiency and febrile seizures (FS) in European children aged 6-60 months. DESIGN Prospective, case-control study. SETTING Greek population in Thessaloniki. PATIENTS 50 patients with febrile seizures (cases) and 50 controls (children presenting with fever… CONTINUE READING
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