Nothing is simple about a complex febrile seizure: looking beyond fever as a cause for seizures in children.

  title={Nothing is simple about a complex febrile seizure: looking beyond fever as a cause for seizures in children.},
  author={Sheila M Hofert and M. Burke},
  journal={Hospital pediatrics},
  volume={4 3},
Case: A 16-month-old, previously healthy girl presented with fever for 2 days. Other symptoms included rhinorrhea, cough, decreased activity, and oral ulcerations associated with decreased oral intake. The child had no vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, head trauma or other injuries. There were no sick contacts. The child’s father denied home medications and ingestions. Immunizations were up to date and included her first influenza vaccine. In triage the child had a temperature of 39.8°C, pulse of… Expand
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