Familial Febrile Convulsions
Familial Febrile Convulsions: Introduction
Familial Febrile Convulsions: Childhood seizures associated with fevers. Certain genetic defects are linked to a predisposition for developing these types of seizures.
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causes, and treatments of Familial Febrile Convulsions is available below.
Symptoms of Familial Febrile Convulsions
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Familial Febrile Convulsions?
Familial Febrile Convulsions: Complications
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Causes of Familial Febrile Convulsions
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Familial Febrile Convulsions: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Familial Febrile Convulsions
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he...read more »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such as a common...read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15 years.
Thus, any...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition goes by the name...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis...read more »
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Familial Febrile Convulsions: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Familial Febrile Convulsions
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Familial Febrile Convulsions: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Familial Febrile Convulsions
Prognosis for Familial Febrile Convulsions:
The condition is considered benign with most cases resolving by the age of 5 years. A small number of patients will go on to develop seizures without associated fevers later in life.
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Familial Febrile Convulsions: Broader Related Topics
Types of Familial Febrile Convulsions
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