Obstetric events as a risk factor for febrile seizures: a community-based twin study.

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Adverse events during the perinatal period have traditionally been thought to contribute to the risk of febrile seizures although an association has not been found in large epidemiological studies. Disease-discordant twins provide a means to assess the role of non-shared environmental factors while matching for confounding factors and avoiding difficulties… (More)
DOI: 10.1375/twin.11.6.634

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@article{Helbig2008ObstetricEA, title={Obstetric events as a risk factor for febrile seizures: a community-based twin study.}, author={Ingo Helbig and Kate M. Lawrence and Mary M Connellan and Yvonne Torn-Broers and Lata Vadlamudi and Jazmin Eckhaus and Roger L Milne and John L. Hopper and Samuel F. Berkovic}, journal={Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies}, year={2008}, volume={11 6}, pages={634-40} }