convulsion

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the condition of being physically agitated

a momentous or sweeping change

a condition of anguished struggle and disorder

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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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Although IHI is not an uncommon abnormality in the normal pediatric population, decreased HIA is more frequently found in patients with epilepsy or febrile convulsions.
Evidences have proven the role of iron in proper neurological functioning that's how its deficiency would lead to the initiation of febrile convulsions.
Some investigators found a significant relationship between hippocampal volumetry and a history of febrile convulsion in early childhood before [12,35].
We had read a little about febrile convulsions before this happened, but you don't really appreciate how scary they can be until it happens to your child.
The differential diagnosis for a febrile convulsion is highlighted in Box 2; it is important that the clinician takes a proper history to establish the diagnosis (Prasad, 2009; Srinivasan, 2005).
In the present study, endogenous febrile convulsion rate was significantly higher than exogenous febrile convulsion (41%-33%).
Of these 11 HEV68 cases, 10 were in patients diagnosed with acute respiratory illnesses, such as asthmatic bronchitis or pneumonia, and one in a patient with febrile convulsions (4).
Abul's young son, Habib Ali, suffered a febrile convulsion, where a rise in body temperature triggers a fit.
She had suffered a febrile convulsion, which is when there is a rapid increase in a child's temperature.
A IT sounds like your son had a febrile convulsion, where a very high temperature can lead to a seizure.
Q MY two year-old son recently had a febrile convulsion.
Children were excluded if they had a simple febrile convulsion (7) or acute bacterial meningitis (cerebrospinal fluid [CSF] leukocyte count [greater than or equal to] 1,000 cells/[micro]L or a positive Gram stain or bacterial culture).
The toddler was in a car with his mum and grandmother last Monday when he suffered a febrile convulsion - also known as a "fever fit".