Pre- and perinatal factors in febrile convulsions.

@article{Forsgren1991PreAP,
  title={Pre- and perinatal factors in febrile convulsions.},
  author={Lars Forsgren and Ragnar Sidenvall and Hans Kson Blomquist and Jan Heijbel and Lennarth Nystr{\"o}m},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1991},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={218-25}
}
In a community based study, 110 children with febrile convulsions (FC) were identified prospectively. Pre- and perinatal risk factors were compared with 213 age and sex matched controls sampled from the community. During pregnancy, proteinuria and preeclampsia/eclampsia occurred more often in mothers of cases. Premature birth and bilirubinemia greater than 200 mumol/l were also more common in cases. There were no differences between cases and controls in occurrence of chronic illnesses in… CONTINUE READING

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