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Febrile Seizures and Other Seizures in Infants

Daniel Friedman

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743506.003.0001

Series: What Do I Do Now

Febrile Seizures and Other Seizures in Infants

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Febrile seizures are common and are often benign, with little risk of subsequent epilepsy. However, febrile seizures with complex features may increase the risk of epilepsy later in life or may be the heralding seizure of a severe infantile epilepsy syndrome.

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Subjects: Neurology

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