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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Simple febrile seizures require no work-up other than determining the fever's source.
8 (range:10-43) Gender 68 females (68%) 32 male (32%) Presence of febrile seizures 68 (68%) Age at onset (years) 8.
Cases were children of age group 6 months to 5 years presenting with simple febrile seizures to the Paediatrics Emergency Department and wards of the hospital during the study period.
All patients with epilepsy and febrile seizures underwent unenhanced brain MRI examination on a 1.
Christopher et al described that around 3% of all children below 15 years of age have a seizure, 50% of which are febrile seizures and epilepsy is the underlying cause in one of every hundred children with seizures4.
Conclusion: Febrile seizures were twice as common in children having iron deficiency anemia as compared to those who did not have iron deficiency anemia.
Febrile seizure risk after vaccination in children 6 to 23 months.
However, because febrile seizures usually occur in children aged 6 months-5 years (7), limiting analyses to children and adolescents aged 6-17 years should have excluded almost all children with febrile seizures.
In the seizure disorder the patient usually brought with fever and convulsion either due to meningitis, febrile seizures or cerebral palsy.
11) Most patients present with "simple" febrile seizures, as defined by the American Academy of Pediatrics, and have been shown to carry no greater risk for having meningitis than those who have a fever without a seizure.
MMR-varicella vaccine is about twice as likely to cause febrile seizures in toddlers than separate, same-day MMR and varicella shots, but it's otherwise just as safe, according to a review of adverse events in children 12-23 months old vaccinated between 2000 and 2012.