seizure

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Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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Risk of intra-cranial pathologic conditions requiring emergency intervention after a first complex febrile seizure episode among children.
In view of the discovery that AVP levels are increased during antipyresis with indomethacin and not acetaminophen, it is possible that the use of acetaminophen may be more beneficial in febrile seizures than NSAIDs.
The question of whether febrile seizures cause epilepsy has been incredibly controversial," says Baram.
After 2 days of hospitalization, the child recovered, was free of signs and symptoms, and was discharged from the hospital with a diagnosis of simple febrile seizure and mild upper respiratory infection.
And though febrile seizures are a very scary event for a family, they are not dangerous and do not lead to later epilepsy or seizure disorders," said Randy Bergen, MD, a Kaiser Permanente pediatrician and infectious disease specialist at Kaiser Permanente-Walnut Creek.
Rotavirus gastroenteritis may be associated with high fever and consequently, typical febrile seizures may occur.
The primary endpoint of the study was recurrence of febrile seizures.
Environmental factors also may play a role in febrile seizures, idiopathic generalized epilepsies such as childhood absence epilepsy, and idiopathic focal epilepsies.
Recurrent febrile seizures in young patients carry the risk of the development of SE.
Administration of CSL's 2010 Southern Hemisphere influenza vaccine has been associated with increased postmarketing reports of high fever and febrile seizures in children predominantly below the age of 5 years as compared to previous years.
Previous studies have shown that these vaccines administered to children 12-23 months of age are associated with an increased risk of febrile seizures one to two weeks following immunization.
An association of acute neural disease with HCoV infection has been clearly demonstrated by the detection of HCoV-OC43 in the cerebrospinal fluid of a child presumed to have acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, and the frequent association between HCoV-HKU1 infection and the development of febrile seizures seems to lead to the same conclusion.
Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics addressed management of febrile seizures (Pediatrics 103[6, pt.
New uses of this formulation, for example, in children with febrile seizures, are under study.