fever-induced seizure

fever-induced seizure

Febrile seizure, see there.
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In addition, the researchers found children taking phenobarbital were just as likely to suffer another fever-induced seizure as their untreated peers, indicating the drug is ineffective at preventing fever-induced seizures.
studied 217 children between 8 and 36 months of age who hadhad at least one fever-induced seizure in the past and were at high risk of having another such seizure.
Fever-induced seizures afflict about 3 to 4 percent of all young children.
To clarify the mechanism, further research on fever-induced seizures is needed.
It's quite likely that if what we see in rats holds true in children, these fever-induced seizures lower the threshold for later seizures," says Ivan Soltesz of the University of California, Irvine, one of the study's investigators.