Pre- and perinatal factors in febrile convulsions.

  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},
  volume={80 2},
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


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…