It is essential that the pediatrician knows their different forms of presentation, probable causes, and the main differential diagnoses for adequate case management and give orientation to the family. DATA SYNTHESIS: this review article aims to present the necessary knowledge for the pediatrician to be able to recognize the type of seizure, to investigate possible acute causes that require immediate management, and to approach a child with seizure in pediatric emergency room. Management of acute seizure and status epilepticus in pediatric emergency. Indian J Pediatr.
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Maunris 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.
Epilepsia ; 34 4: Acute abortive treatment of febrile seizures using a commercially available rectal delivery kit has gained widespread use by nonmedical caregivers as a first-line treatment at home.
Mutations in voltage-gated ion channels and neurotransmitter receptor genes have been shown to result in familial occurrence of febrile seizures and epilepsy. Other pathophysiologic triggering factors, such as rate of rise of fever, peak body temperature during the illness, vac- cinations mainly diphtheria-pertussis- tetanus and measles-mumps-rubellalow birth weight and in utero growth retardation, respiratory alkalosis, and systemic release of proinflammatory cy- tokines have been reported.
If your hospital, university, trust or other institution provides access to Best Practice, log in via the appropriate link below: A 2- to 3-day course of oral diazepam or clobazam was used successfully to pre- vent recurrences.
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This article provides an update on the current understanding and management of febrile seizures. The majority of children can bemanaged by application of the essential clinical principles outlined in this article.
Most important treatment efforts are directed at caregiver education and, when appropriate, on effective use of abortive seizure treatment at home. Guidelines for epidemiologic studies on epilepsy. Febrile seizures show no clear sex predilection. Earlier onset of effective treatment results in shorter total seizure duration.
Enviado por Gabriella flag Denunciar. A genetic disorder with heterogeneous clinical phenotypes. Please enter a valid username and password and try again. If you have a Best Practice personal account, your own subscription or have registered cnvulsao a free trial, log in here: Choose one of the access methods below or take a look at our subscribe or free trial options.
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. 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.
If your hospital, university, trust or other institution provides fenril to Best Practice, log in via the appropriate link below:. Rectal diazepam is available in the United States as an acute abortive treat- ment of an ongoing seizure and has been successfully used in febrile seizures. BMJ Best Practice Most febrile seizures are self-limiting episodes with low risk of injury, death, and long-term neurologic consequences.
The risk of seizure disorders among relatives of children with febrile convulsions. The entered sign-in details are incorrect. Unauthorized reproduction of this article is prohibited. Most fevers cobvulsao infections that cause connvulsao seizures are relatively benign and do not require extensive testing or procedures.
IVprevalence and recurrence in the first five years of life. Neurodiagnostic evaluation of the child with a simple febrile seizure.
The majority of children with febrile seizures have nor- mal growth and development. Most febrile seizures occur at or around the onset of fever. A few studies have reported ben- efit from intermittent benzodiazepines during fever for preventing cohvulsao sei- zures and reducing emergency depart- ment visits and hospital admissions.
These trig- gers remain a matter of much debate and are not helpful in directing clinical management. IIVmedical history and intellectual ability at 5 years of age.
A subscription is required to access all the content in Best Practice. Register with an access code If you have been provided an access code, you can register it here: Sign up for a FREE trial. Genetics seem to play a major role in febrile seizures. Caregivers should be cau- tioned that if the convulsion continues after rectal diazepam total duration longer than 5 minutes or sensorium does not recover, emergency medical services should be immediately con- tacted for treatment of potential fe- brile status epilepticus.
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Artigo Original - Ano - Volume 8 - Supl. Para epilepsia, os fatores de risco incluem atraso do desenvolvimento e crise febril complexa. ABSTRACT Febrile seizure is defined as a seizure that occurs between 6 months and 5 years of age, associated with fever, without signs of central nervous system infection or any other identified cause. Simple febrile seizures are generalized and have a short duration. Complex febrile seizures last longer than 15 minutes, are focal, and might recur within the first 24 hours.
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