Short-term outcomes of children with febrile status epilepticus.

  title={Short-term outcomes of children with febrile status epilepticus.},
  author={S Shinnar and J M Pellock and Anne T. Berg and C O'dell and Suzanne M. Driscoll and Joseph Maytal and Solomon L Mosh{\'e} and Robert J Delorenzo},
  volume={42 1},
Febrile status epilepticus (SE) represents the extreme end of the complex febrile seizure spectrum. If there are significant sequelae to febrile seizures, they should be more common in this group. We have prospectively identified 180 children aged 1 month to 10 years who presented with febrile SE over a 10-year period in Bronx, New York, and Richmond, Virginia. They were compared with 244 children who presented with their first febrile seizure (not SE) in a prospective study done in the Bronx… CONTINUE READING