The role of the middle ear and tonsil in the etiology of febrile convulsions.

@article{Kinsella1995TheRO,
  title={The role of the middle ear and tonsil in the etiology of febrile convulsions.},
  author={John B Kinsella and Patricia O'Sullivan and Donald P McShane},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={1995},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={153-7}
}
The middle ear and tonsil are thought to be important sources of infection in children with febrile seizures. However, these patients are rarely examined by an otolaryngologist in the acute phase and we are unaware of any previous studies where otolaryngologists have documented the presence of acute suppurative otitis media (ASOM) and tonsillitis in a… CONTINUE READING