- •Seizures occurring in Children with epilepsy are the most frequent epileptic events seen in the emergency room.
- •Acute symptomatic seizure represents 2.1% of the seizures seen at the emergency room.
- •In children, two-thirds of acute symptomatic seizure are related to infectious causes.
- •A positive history or an abnormal examination were observed in all children with acute symptomatic seizure in our study.
Abbreviations:AAN (American Academy of Neurology), ASS (acute symptomatic seizure), CSF (cerebrospinal fluid), EEG (electroencephalogram), LP (lumbar puncture), PED (pediatric emergency department)
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