Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome: Clinical Review and Hypotheses of Epileptogenesis.

Abstract

Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES, AERRPS, or DESC) is one of the most severe, mostly irreversible, and presumably immune-mediated epileptic encephalopathies affecting healthy children. Refractory status epilepticus or a cluster of seizures start a few days after the onset of an acute febrile illness; however, encephalitis cannot be proved… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1597271

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