Unprovoked seizures in children with febrile seizures: short-term outcome.

  title={Unprovoked seizures in children with febrile seizures: short-term outcome.},
  author={Anne T. Berg and S Shinnar},
  volume={47 2},
BACKGROUND Febrile seizures affect 2 to 4% of children, and 2 to 10% develop subsequent unprovoked seizures. Secondary analyses of two large cohorts identified neurodevelopmental abnormalities, complex febrile seizures, and a family history of epilepsy as predictors of unprovoked seizures. We present an analysis of children prospectively followed from their first febrile seizure to reassess these three factors, examine factors of equivocal importance, and assess the importance of some new… CONTINUE READING


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