Febrile seizures: A revisit to an old problem.

  • Ali Mahdi
  • Published 1992 in Annals of Saudi medicine


Febrile seizures are a common clinical problem occurring in about 3% of children. They recur in about 30% to 40% of patients, particularly in those whose initial seizure occurs before one year of age. There is very little risk of epilepsy, neurological deficit or mental retardation to justify long term phenobarbitone therapy. Intermittent prophylactic… (More)


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