Recent advances in febrile seizures.

  title={Recent advances in febrile seizures.},
  author={Rekha Mittal},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={81 9},
Febrile seizures are the most common seizures of childhood. A family history of febrile seizures is common, and the disorder is genetically heterogenous. While guidelines are available for management of simple febrile seizures, the management of complex febrile seizures is individualised. After a febrile seizure, it is important to rule out CNS infection and the decision to perform a lumbar puncture should be based on the clinical condition of the child. Neuroimaging and EEG are not required… CONTINUE READING