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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Febrile seizure – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the convulsjon encyclopedia. If a child is having a febrile seizure, parents and caregivers should do the following: This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Journal of Child Neurology. Typically less than 5 minutes [1]. The seizure normally lasts for less than five minutes.

Emergency medicineneurology. Ages of 6 months to 5 years [1].

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Anticonvulsants Electroencephalography diagnosis method Epileptologist. Febrile seizures may run in families. High body temperature [1]. Retrieved 9 August They may become incontinent wet or soil themselves ; they may also vomit or have increased secretions foam at the mouth.

Meningitismetabolic disorders [1]. Benzodiazepines rarely needed [1].

There is a decrease of recurrent febrile seizures with intermittent diazepam and phenobarbital but there is a high rate of adverse effects. Blood convlusion, imaging of the brain and an electroencephalogram are generally not needed. Retrieved from ” https: Seizures and epilepsy G40—G41 Archived from the original on 6 September Another factor that increases the risk is a number of vaccines.

If a child has recovered and is acting normally, bacterial meningitis is very unlikely. Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien.

Febrile seizure

Retrieved 13 October Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy Todd’s paresis Landau-Kleffner syndrome Epilepsy in animals. There is no benefit from the use of phenytoinvalproate convulsikn, pyridoxineibuprofenzinc sulfatediclofenacacetaminophen. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.


In those who have prolonged seizures intravenous lorazepam is recommended.

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. Archives of Disease in Childhood.

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The seizures occur, by definition, without an intracranial infection or metabolic problems.

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The child loses consciousness, although their eyes remain open. Febrile seizure Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Epilepsia conulsion continua Complex partial status epilepticus. Breathing can be irregular. Febrile seizures happen between the ages of six months and five years. An analog medical thermometer showing a temperature of