Febrile seizures: an appropriate-aged model suitable for long-term studies.

@article{Baram1997FebrileSA,
  title={Febrile seizures: an appropriate-aged model suitable for long-term studies.},
  author={Tallie Z. Baram and Angelika Gerth and Linda Schultz},
  journal={Brain research. Developmental brain research},
  year={1997},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={265-70}
}
Seizures induced by fever are the most prevalent age-specific seizures in infants and young children. Whether they result in long-term sequelae such as neuronal loss and temporal lobe epilepsy is controversial. Prospective studies of human febrile seizures have found no adverse effects on the developing brain. However, adults with temporal lobe epilepsy and associated limbic cell loss frequently have a history of prolonged febrile seizures in early life. These critical issues may be resolved… CONTINUE READING
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