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Neuroimaging Evaluation for First Attack of Unprovoked Non-febrile Seizure in Pediatrics: When to order.

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Summary of "Neuroimaging Evaluation for First Attack of Unprovoked Non-febrile Seizure in Pediatrics: When to order."

To assess the value of neuroimaging studies in evaluating pediatric patients presenting with first attack of non-febrile seizure.

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Name: Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre
ISSN: 1423-0151
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Seizures that occur during a febrile episode. It is a common condition, affecting 2-5% of children aged 3 months to five years. An autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance has been identified in some families. The majority are simple febrile seizures (generally defined as generalized onset, single seizures with a duration of less than 30 minutes). Complex febrile seizures are characterized by focal onset, duration greater than 30 minutes, and/or more than one seizure in a 24 hour period. The likelihood of developing epilepsy (i.e., a nonfebrile seizure disorder) following simple febrile seizures is low. Complex febrile seizures are associated with a moderately increased incidence of epilepsy. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p784)

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