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What are the percent chances of my child or any child having epilepsy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: .5-1 %

Published cumulative risk figures list risk at .
5-1% . While children may have seizure syndromes that emerge in childhood & fade by adulthood, they are not usually called epilepsy.

In brief: .5-1 %

Published cumulative risk figures list risk at .
5-1% . While children may have seizure syndromes that emerge in childhood & fade by adulthood, they are not usually called epilepsy.
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