Web Results

Seizures in Children: Diagnosis, Causes, Signs, Treatments - WebMD


Seizures in children may pass or be part of an epileptic disorder. WebMD identifies types of seizures, their diagnosis, and the risks they pose to your child.

Seizures - KidsHealth


Seizures are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Find out what you need to know about seizures and what to do if your child has one.

Seizure Triggers in Children | Epilepsy Foundation


However, there are certain things that seem to trigger or cause a seizure in some children. If you know what these triggers are, you can watch to see if they affect ...

Seizures in Children - Children's Health Issues - Merck Manuals ...


Seizures in children are often similar to those in adults (see Seizure Disorders). However, some types of seizures, such as febrile seizures (see Febrile Seizures)  ...

Seizures in children - UpToDate


Apr 27, 2015 ... Seizures are frightening to watch, but children rarely suffer long-term harm as a result of a seizure. Fortunately, most seizures can be controlled ...

Febrile Seizures Fact Sheet


Febrile seizures are seizures or convulsions that occur in young children and are triggered by fever. Young children between the ages of about 6 months and 5 ...

Seizures and Epilepsy in Children | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health ...


Focal seizures may also be called partial seizures. With focal seizures, particularly with complex focal seizures, the child may experience an aura before the ...

Signs and Symptoms of Seizures - AboutKidsHealth


Feb 4, 2010 ... Often, a child having a generalized seizure will not remember anything about it and cannot describe her symptoms. It is important to record ...

What Causes Epilepsy in Children - BrainFacts.org


Jul 30, 2015 ... Pinpointing the causes of seizures in children may provide the key to treating them in the future.

Focal and Multifocal Seizures - Child Neurology Foundation


Samiya Ahmad, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of San Antonio in San Antonio, TX.

More Info

Seizures in Children: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment


Oct 18, 2016 ... A seizure occurs when the brain functions abnormally, resulting in a change in movement, attention, or level of awareness. Different types of ...

Pediatric First Seizure: Overview, Potential Seizure Etiologies ...


Sep 17, 2015 ... Population-based estimates suggest that every year 25000-40000 children in the United States experience a first unprovoked seizure.

Seizures | Boston Children's Hospital


Learn more about Seizures symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments from experts at Boston Children's, ranked best Children's Hospital by US News.