Febrile seizures.

  title={Febrile seizures.},
  author={Janet L Patterson and Stephanie A Carapetian and Joseph R. Hageman and Kent R Kelley},
  journal={Pediatric annals},
  volume={42 12},
Febrile seizures are the most common form of childhood seizures, affecting 2% to 5% of children. They are considered benign and self-limiting; however, a febrile seizure is a terrifying event for most parents, and is one of the most common causes of trips to the emergency room. A febrile seizure is "an event in infancy or childhood, usually occurring between 3 months and 5 years of age, associated with fever but without evidence of intracranial infection or defined cause." This definition… CONTINUE READING
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