El término epilepsia se usa para describir convulsiones o ataques que . Si su niño ha tenido una convulsión febril, algunos padres pueden. PDF | La convulsión febril es un problema pediátrico común, de pronóstico benigno, que ocurre en los niños de tres meses hasta cinco años. Fundamento: el diazepam por vía intravenosa o rectal constituye el tratamiento de elección en niños con convulsión febril. Algunos autores consideran que.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Breathing can be irregular. The diagnosis is arrived at by eliminating more serious causes of seizure and fever: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Blood test, imaging of the brain and an electroencephalogram are generally not needed. Retrieved from ” https: If a child has recovered and is acting normally, bacterial meningitis is very unlikely.

D ICD – Seizures and epilepsy G40—G41 Journal of Child Neurology. In those who have prolonged seizures intravenous lorazepam is recommended. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.


High body temperature [1]. It is important that parents and caretakers remain calm, take first aid measures, and carefully observe the child. Views Read Edit View history. The child loses consciousness, although their eyes remain open.

The seizures occur, by definition, without an intracranial infection or metabolic problems. Epilepsia partialis gebril Complex partial status epilepticus. Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Febrile seizures may run in families. During generalized febrile seizures, the body will become stiff and the arms and legs will begin twitching. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy Todd’s paresis Landau-Kleffner syndrome Epilepsy in animals. Febrile seizure Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Typically less than 5 minutes [1].

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Neither anti-seizure medication nor anti-fever medication are recommended in an effort to prevent further simple febrile seizures. Epilepsy and driving Epilepsy and employment. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat AQP2 Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus 2.

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Febrile seizure – Wikipedia

They may become incontinent wet or soil themselves ; they may also vomit or have convulssion secretions foam at the mouth. Clinical neurology 8th ed. A febrile seizurealso known as a fever fit or febrile convulsionis a seizure associated with a high body temperature but without any serious underlying health issue. Long term outcomes are generally good with little risk of neurological problems or epilepsy.


Archived from the original on 6 September Febrile seizures happen between the ages of six months and five years. There is a decrease of recurrent febrile seizures with intermittent diazepam and phenobarbital but there is a high rate of adverse effects.

Emergency medicineneurology. Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien. There is no benefit from the use of phenytoinvalproatepyridoxineibuprofenzinc sulfatediclofenacacetaminophen.

This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. Benzodiazepines rarely needed [1].