Longer seizures may influence risk of developmental delays

04/8/2013 | DailyRx.com

U.K. researchers looked at 54 children with a history of prolonged seizures called convulsive status epilepticus and found that those who experienced a nonfebrile seizure were more likely to have developmental delays than the febrile seizure group. However, they said that an underlying condition, rather than the seizures, may be to blame for the developmental problems. The findings appear in the journal Epilepsia.

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