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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Archived from the original on 6 October Typically less than 5 minutes [1]. From Wikipedia, the convulsioon encyclopedia. Seizure types Aura warning sign Postictal state Epileptogenesis Neonatal seizure Epilepsy in children.

AQP2 Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus 2. Meningitismetabolic disorders [1]. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The child loses consciousness, although their eyes remain open. Cojvulsion ICD – An analog medical thermometer showing a temperature of The seizures occur, by definition, without an intracranial infection or metabolic problems.

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Retrieved 9 August Febrile seizure Synonyms Fever fit, febrile convulsion An analog medical thermometer showing a temperature of Clinical neurology 8th ed. The seizure normally lasts for less than five minutes.


Long term outcomes are generally good with little risk of neurological problems or epilepsy. Febrile seizures happen between the ages of six months and five years. Journal of Child Neurology. Epilepsia partialis continua Complex partial status epilepticus. The diagnosis is arrived at by eliminating more serious causes of seizure and fever: 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.

Febrile seizures may run in families.

Febrile seizure

Retrieved 13 October However, in locales in which children are immunized for pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzaethe prevalence of bacterial meningitis is low. During generalized febrile seizures, the body will become stiff and the arms and legs will begin ffebril. In those who have prolonged seizures intravenous lorazepam is recommended. Febrile seizure Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.

Another factor that increases the risk is a number of vaccines. Neither anti-seizure medication nor anti-fever medication are recommended in an effort to prevent further simple febrile seizures.

Archives of Disease in Childhood. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy Todd’s paresis Landau-Kleffner syndrome Epilepsy in animals. Emergency medicineneurology. There is a decrease of recurrent febrile seizures with intermittent diazepam and phenobarbital but there is a high rate of adverse effects.


This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. They may become incontinent wet or soil themselves ; they may also vomit or have increased secretions foam at the mouth. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat If a child has recovered and is acting normally, bacterial meningitis is very unlikely. Retrieved from ” https: Epilepsy and driving Epilepsy and employment.

Febrile seizure – Wikipedia

High body temperature [1]. Archived from the original on 6 September There is no benefit from the use of phenytoinvalproatepyridoxineibuprofenzinc sulfatediclofenacacetaminophen.

Benzodiazepines rarely needed [1]. Views Read Edit View history. Seizures and epilepsy G40—G41 Breathing can be irregular.

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If a child is having a febrile seizure, parents and caregivers should do the following: Anticonvulsants Electroencephalography diagnosis method Epileptologist. Blood test, imaging of the brain and an electroencephalogram are generally not needed. Diseases of ion channels.