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Epileptic Disorders

A simple febrile seizure with focal onset Volume 16, issue 1, March 2014

  • Auteur(s) : Sophie Hamelin, Laurent Vercueil , Grenoble Institut des Neurosciences, Inserm U836, Université Joseph Fourier, Centre Hospitalier Pierre Oudot, Bourgoin-Jallieu, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Grenoble, France
  • Mots-clés : febrile seizures, video-EEG, children, epilepsy, focal seizure
  • Page(s) : 112-5
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2014.0639
  • Année de parution : 2014

Simple febrile seizures last for less than 10 minutes and resolve spontaneously, in the context of a febrile illness, without focal features or recurrence during the subsequent 24 hours. We report the case of fortuitous video-EEG recording of a FS, clinically classified as “simple”, which demonstrated a focal, temporal onset. This clinical finding is in agreement with animal model studies demonstrating focal onset. [ Published with video sequences]

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