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The fever of febrile seizures is commonly due to self-limiting viral infections affecting ear, nose, and throat or respiratory or gastrointestinal systems, and the risk of CNS infection convulzao low.

It is important to keep in mind that the majority of children with febrile seizures do not have a family history of them, and ge- netic testing is not routinely warranted. Therefore, it may be prudent to suggest administra- tion of rectal diazepam at the onset of KEY POINTS h The risk of developmental, behavioral, and academic disability in children with febrile seizures is no greater than in the general population. However, one should keep in mind that a subset of children with prolonged febrile seizures or febrile status epilepticus could develop long- term neurologic consequences.

Brain ; pt 3: No guidelines exist for initiation of daily anticonvulsants in febrile seizures, and it remains a matter of clinical judgment.

Profilaxia intermitente na convulsão febril com diazepam via oral

If your hospital, university, trust or other institution provides access to Best Practice, log in via the appropriate link below:. The risk of seizure disorders among relatives of children with febrile convulsions. Human herpesvirus 6 and 7 in febrile status epilepticus: Epidemiology of febrile and afebrile convulsions in children in Japan. In addition, benzodiazepines can cause sedation, can interfere with hydra- tion and feeding, and may delay the recognition of a serious illness.


A subscription is required to access all the content in Best Practice. The entered sign-in details are incorrect. This article provides an update on the current understanding and management of febrile seizures. Delayed treatment and the de- velopment of febrile status epilepticus in a child is a risk factor for acute brain injury, the development of epilepsy, and long-term neurocognitive disability.

Genetics seem to play a major role in febrile seizures. Long-term treatmentwith daily anticonvulsants may be justifiable only in a small subset of children with complex febrile seizures and febrile status epilepticus with multiple risk factors that portend a high risk of epilepsy.

Choose one of the access methods below or take a look at our subscribe or free trial options. Guidelines for epidemiologic studies on epilepsy. Prompt attention to diagnose the cause of the fever is es- sential. The Consequences of Prolonged Febrile Seizures in Childhood FEBSTAT study, an ongoing multicenter prospective longitudinal study, is providing valuable insights into the subset of patients who develop febrile status convulsoa, the most life-threatening type of febrile seizures with potential long-term consequences.

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These trig- gers remain a matter of much debate and are not helpful in directing clinical management. Neurodiagnostic evaluation of the child with a simple febrile seizure. A 2- to 3-day course of oral diazepam or clobazam was used successfully to pre- vent recurrences.


Febrile seizures inasouth Indiandistrict: If conulsao have a Best Practice personal account, your own subscription or have registered for a free trial, log in here:. Your feedback has been submitted successfully. A few studies have reported ben- efit from intermittent benzodiazepines during fever for preventing febrile sei- zures and reducing emergency depart- ment visits and hospital admissions. Dravet syndrome is the most severe form of voltage-gated sodium channelYrelated epileptic encephalopathy, with febrile seizures, febrile status epilepticus, the development of intractable generalized epilepsy, and severe cognitive impair- ment.

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Febrile seizures are one of the most common age-related epileptic convulsions that lead to outpatient consultations, emergency department visits, and hospital or intensive care admissions.

Using rectal diazepam at home is an attractive option in the hands of savvy caregivers but may provide a false sense of security.

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