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Profilaxia intermitente com diazepam via oral na convulsão febril: estudo de 82 casos

Sign up for a FREE trial. A few studies have reported ben- efit from intermittent benzodiazepines during fever for preventing febrile sei- zures and reducing emergency depart- ment visits and hospital admissions.

Dev Med Child Neurol ;39 6: Caregivers should be cau- tioned that if the convulsion continues after rectal diazepam total duration longer than 5 minutes or sensorium does not recover, emergency medical services should be immediately con- tacted for treatment of potential fe- brile status epilepticus. Most fevers and infections that convulsaao febrile seizures are relatively benign and do not require extensive testing or procedures.

The risk of seizure disorders among relatives of children with febrile convulsions. Unauthorized reproduction of this article is prohibited. Epilepsia ; 34 4: A genetic disorder with heterogeneous clinical phenotypes. Delayed treatment and the de- velopment of febrile status epilepticus in a child is a risk factor for acute brain injury, the development of epilepsy, and long-term neurocognitive disability. Genetics seem to play a major role in febrile seizures.

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When such risk factors exist alone or in combina- tion, it may be prudent to develop an acute seizure intervention at home, fol- lowed by initiating an emergency med- ical services call for early and effective treatment of potential febrile status epi- lepticus. Rectal diazepam is available in the United States as an acute abortive treat- ment of an ongoing seizure and has been successfully used in febrile seizures.

IVprevalence and recurrence in the first five years of life. The fever of febrile seizures is commonly due to self-limiting viral infections affecting ear, nose, and throat or respiratory or gastrointestinal systems, and the risk of CNS infection is low. Brain ; pt 3: Utility of lumbar puncture for first simple febrile seizure among children 6 to 18 months of age.


The majority of children can bemanaged by application of the essential clinical principles outlined in this article. Care- givers should be educated in the timing and technique of administering febrill med- ication as well as close monitoring after its use. Acute abortive treatment of febrile seizures using a commercially available rectal delivery kit has gained widespread use by nonmedical caregivers as a first-line treatment at home.

Human herpesvirus 6 and 7 in febrile status epilepticus: Most important treatment efforts are directed at caregiver education and, when appropriate, on effective use of abortive seizure treatment at home. Continuum Minneap Minn ;22 1: A study concluded that once established, febrile status epilepticus rarely stops sponta- neously, and it is fairly resistant to anti- epileptic medications. Neurodiagnostic evaluation of the child with a simple febrile seizure.

The Consequences of Prolonged Febrile Seizures in Childhood FEBSTAT study, an ongoing multicenter prospective longitudinal study, is providing valuable insights into the subset of patients who convulaso febrile status epilepticus, the most life-threatening type of febrile seizures with potential long-term consequences.

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Most febrile seizures are self-limiting episodes with low risk of injury, death, and long-term neurologic consequences. If your hospital, university, trust or other institution provides access to Best Practice, log in via the appropriate link below:. This article provides an update on the current understanding and management of febrile seizures.

Guidelines for epidemiologic studies on epilepsy. However, one should keep in mind that a subset of children with prolonged febrile seizures or febrile status epilepticus could develop long- term neurologic consequences. Generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus. Enviado por Gabriella flag Denunciar. These trig- gers remain a matter of much debate and are not helpful in directing clinical management.

Mutations in voltage-gated ion channels and neurotransmitter receptor genes have been shown to result in familial occurrence of febrile seizures and epilepsy. Long-term management requires thorough assessment and risk stratification to devise a customized plan for each child, paying attention to the caregiver situation at home and day care. Your feedback has been submitted successfully.


Profilaxia intermitente na convulsão febril com diazepam via oral

Other pathophysiologic triggering factors, such as rate of rise of fever, peak body temperature during the illness, fevril cinations mainly diphtheria-pertussis- tetanus and measles-mumps-rubellalow birth weight and in utero growth retardation, respiratory alkalosis, and systemic release of proinflammatory cy- febrip have been reported.

Long-term treatmentwith daily anticonvulsants may be justifiable only in a small subset of children with complex febrile seizures and febrile status epilepticus with multiple risk factors that portend a high risk of epilepsy. It is important to keep in mind that the majority of children with febrile seizures do not have a family history of them, and ge- netic testing is not routinely warranted. Febrile seizures show no clear sex predilection.

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Please enter a valid username and password and try again. In a case- control study that compared children with a first febrile seizure, febrile status epilepticus was associated with younger age, lower body temperature, longer dura- tion of unrecognized fever before febrile seizure, female sex, documented struc- tural temporal lobe abnormalities on a previous brain MRI, and a first-degree relative with febrile seizures.

Choose one of the access methods below or take a look at our subscribe or free trial options. Vast intrafamilial and interfamilial variation exists in the clinical course of genetic epilepsies, and genotype- phenotype characterization is complex and poorly understood. IIVmedical history and intellectual ability at 5 years of age. Take a look at our subscription options. Febrile seizures are one of the most common age-related epileptic convulsions that lead to outpatient consultations, emergency department visits, and hospital or intensive care admissions.

Most febrile seizures occur at or around the onset of fever. Using rectal diazepam at home is an attractive option in the hands of savvy caregivers but may provide a false sense of security.

Epidemiology of febrile and afebrile convulsions in children in Japan. No guidelines exist for initiation of daily convulsak in febrile seizures, and it remains a matter of clinical judgment. Enviado por Gabriella flag Denunciar.