Febrile seizures: current views and investigations.

  title={Febrile seizures: current views and investigations.},
  author={Aylin Y Reid and Michael A. Galic and G. Campbell Teskey and Quentin J Pittman},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  volume={36 6},
Febrile seizures (FSs) are seizures that occur during fever, usually at the time of a cold or flu, and represent the most common cause of seizures in the pediatric population. Up to 5% of children between the ages of six months and five years-of-age will experience a FS. Clinically these seizures are categorized as benign events with little impact on the growth and development of the child. However, studies have linked the occurrence of FSs to an increased risk of developing adult epileptic… CONTINUE READING

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