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Synonyms for convulsion

the condition of being physically agitated

a momentous or sweeping change

a condition of anguished struggle and disorder

Synonyms for convulsion

a sudden uncontrollable attack

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violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles

a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval

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Two types of febrile convulsion have been described: simple and complex (Mewasingh, 2010).
Observations on the role of vasopressin in febrile convulsions.
Simple febrile convulsions are generalised seizures that usually resolve spontaneously within three to six minutes.
Febrile convulsions can be anything from a brief loss of consciousness to a full seizure with shaking of the arms and legs.
CHILDREN under five often suffer from febrile convulsions - fits or seizures brought on by a high fever.
The couple were convinced it had to be more than a Febrile Convulsion, but when doctors stuck to that diagnosis, Moira and Neil felt they had no other choice but to accept it.
Children who have had a febrile convulsion are slightly more likely to develop epilepsy later, but I am sure your son is going to be fine.
FEBRILE CONVULSIONS: One in 30 children will have at least one febrile convulsion (a fit or loss of consciousness associated with a high temperature) before the age of five.
Most children only ever have one febrile convulsion, there are no long-term side-effects and kids usually grow out of them.
It is most likely to be a febrile convulsion which occurs when a child's body temperature rises rapidly.
While one of the patients with seizures had electroencephalography abnormality, the other was considered as simple febrile convulsion.
Finally, doctors told us Savannah had a virus which had made her temperature shoot up, and had thrown her into a fit called a febrile convulsion.
Antipyretics assist in preventing febrile convulsions.