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What sort of disorder is a febrile seizure?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Febrile seizure

A febrile seizure is a generalized seizure that occurs in a small child in the setting of a fever.
Normally it affects children between 1-4 years old. http://www.neurocuro.com/febrile-seizure/

In brief: Febrile seizure

A febrile seizure is a generalized seizure that occurs in a small child in the setting of a fever.
Normally it affects children between 1-4 years old. http://www.neurocuro.com/febrile-seizure/
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Childhood condition

A febrile seizure is a seizure which occurs in a child, usually between 6 months and 6 years of age, that is associated with a fever.
They generally occur when the child's temperature changes quickly, either going up or coming down. While very scary to parents, most simple febrile seizures themselves do not cause any problems for the child. They have a 30% recurrence risk.

In brief: Childhood condition

A febrile seizure is a seizure which occurs in a child, usually between 6 months and 6 years of age, that is associated with a fever.
They generally occur when the child's temperature changes quickly, either going up or coming down. While very scary to parents, most simple febrile seizures themselves do not cause any problems for the child. They have a 30% recurrence risk.
Dr. Mark Patterson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Epilepsy

Febrile seizures are a form of epilepsy

In brief: Epilepsy

Febrile seizures are a form of epilepsy
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