Early risk factors for mortality in children with seizure and/or impaired consciousness accompanied by fever without known etiology.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Children who present with seizure and/or impaired consciousness accompanied by fever without known etiology (SICF) may be diagnosed with either acute encephalopathy (AE) or febrile seizure (FS). Although approximately 5% of AE cases are fatal, it is difficult to identify fatal cases among children with SICF, which are often critical by the time… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.braindev.2018.02.015

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