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 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.
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 are often similar to those in adults (see Seizure Disorders).
However, some types of seizures, such as febrile seizures (see Febrile Seizures)
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 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 ...
Focal seizures may also be called partial seizures. With focal seizures,
particularly with complex focal seizures, the child may experience an aura before
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 ...
Jul 30, 2015 ... Pinpointing the causes of seizures in children may provide the key to treating
them in the future.
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.