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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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. Neither anti-seizure medication nor anti-fever medication are recommended in an effort fbril prevent further simple febrile seizures. During generalized febrile seizures, the body will become stiff and the arms and legs will begin twitching.

The child loses consciousness, although their eyes remain open.

Breathing can be irregular. They may become incontinent wet or soil themselves ; they may also vomit or have increased secretions foam at the mouth.

The seizure normally lasts for less than five minutes. Another factor that increases the risk is a number of vaccines. The seizures occur, by definition, without an intracranial infection or metabolic problems.


The diagnosis is arrived at by eliminating more serious causes of seizure and fever: However, in locales in which children are immunized for pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzaethe prevalence of bacterial meningitis is low. If a child has recovered and is acting normally, bacterial meningitis is very unlikely.

Blood test, imaging of the brain and an electroencephalogram are generally not needed.

Febrile seizure – Wikipedia

There is no benefit from the use of phenytoinvalproatepyridoxineibuprofenzinc sulfatediclofenacacetaminophen. There is a decrease of recurrent febrile seizures with intermittent diazepam and phenobarbital but there is a high rate of adverse effects. It is important that parents and caretakers remain calm, take first aid measures, and carefully observe the child. If a child is having a febrile seizure, parents and caregivers should do the following: In those who have prolonged seizures intravenous lorazepam is recommended.

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Febrile seizure Synonyms Fever fit, febrile convulsion An analog medical thermometer showing a temperature of Archived from the original on 6 October Retrieved 13 October Archived from the original on 6 September Clinical neurology 8th ed.

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Febrile seizure

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This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. An analog medical thermometer showing a temperature of Emergency medicinecovulsion. Ages of 6 months to 5 years [1].

Typically less than 5 minutes [1]. High body temperature [1]. Meningitismetabolic disorders [1]. Benzodiazepines rarely needed [1].