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58 Possible Causes for Febrile Convulsions, Night Terrors

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  • Epilepsy

    If your child has had a febrile convulsion , some parents may try controlling the fever using acetaminophen and sponging.[healthychildren.org] These include breath-holding spells , bed wetting , night terrors , tics and shudder attacks . [83] Gastroesophageal reflux may cause arching of the back and twisting of the[en.wikipedia.org] Fever seizures that last a long time (also known as febrile convulsions). Alzheimer's disease . Epilepsy may develop even though you do not have any risk factors.[northshore.org]

  • Tonsillectomy

    convulsions Tonsils requiring biopsy to define tissue pathology Relative indications See the list below: Three or more tonsil infections per year despite adequate medical[reference.medscape.com] Signs of obstructive sleep apnea may include, snoring, restless sleep, mouth breathing, drooling at night, bed wetting, morning irritability, night terrors, poor daytime attention[stonybrookmedicine.edu] Peritonsillar abscess that is unresponsive to medical management and drainage documented by surgeon, unless surgery is performed during acute stage Tonsillitis resulting in febrile[reference.medscape.com]

  • Diazepam

    Three (9.4%) patients in Clobazam group and 7(21.3%) in Diazepam group who experienced febrile convulsion during the follow up period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This paper describes two patients with night-terrors and somnambulism who responded to imipramine but not to diazepam.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The second main use of diazepam is in controlling convulsions, for example associated with poisoning, or seizures associated with fever in children (febrile convulsions).[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Breath-Holding Spell

    Two patients with slight paroxysmal activity on EEG developed febrile convulsions on follow up.[adc.bmj.com] Night terrors – often confused for nightmares, a child having a night terror will wake up in the early part of the night yelling and screaming, which is why parents think[keepkidshealthy.com] During further follow up, febrile convulsions occurred in 10 children (six were on iron treatment initially).[adc.bmj.com]

  • Seizure

    A 37-year-old woman with febrile convulsion in her childhood was admitted to our neurologic department with complex partial seizure with secondary generalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examples include: Breath holding Fainting (syncope) Facial or body twitching (myoclonus) Sleep disorders ( night terrors , sleepwalking, and cataplexy) They may occur just[healthychildren.org] […] seizure" OR "febrile convulsion"] AND ["pediatric" OR "infant" OR "child"].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Benzodiazepine

    […] disorders Acute status epilepticus Neonatal seizures or febrile convulsions Preeclampsia Tetanus Adjunct to other anticonvulsants Amnestic (before surgery or procedure) Spastic[aafp.org] Used for generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias and sometimes for a condition called night terrors, that occurs in children. Possible Disadvantages .[anxieties.com] […] simple) Post-traumatic stress disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder Insomnia Anxiety associated with medical illness Cardiovascular Gastrointestinal Somatoform disorder Convulsive[aafp.org]

  • Magnesium Deficiency

    In infants you will find labor complications, mild failure to thrive, susceptibility to infections, increased propensity to develop cramps (teething and febrile convulsions[magnesiumhilfe.de] terrors for years.[epilepsy.com] […] capsules. i believe lots of rest is important as he had sleep depravation for many years prior to this cause he worried about everything and is scared of sleeping and many bad night[epilepsy.com]

  • Panayiotopoulos Syndrome

    We found high rates of personal history of febrile convulsions, breath-holding spells, and family history of febrile convulsions, afebrile convulsion/epilepsy, migraine, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient 3, an 8-year-old boy, had a history of restless legs at night, enuresis, night terrors, visual hallucinations, cyclic abdominal pain, and nausea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Night terrors : these affect children aged between about 6 and 8 years, who suddenly awaken from a sound sleep, wide-eyed, screaming, and inconsolable.[patient.info]

  • Familial Febrile Convulsions 9

    What is the risk of suffering a febrile convulsion? Children may inherit the tendency to suffer febrile convulsion from their parents.[netdoctor.co.uk] Examples include: Breath holding Fainting (syncope) Facial or body twitching (myoclonus) Sleep disorders ( night terrors , sleepwalking, and cataplexy) They may occur just[healthychildren.org] Table-2: Types of Convulsions and Positive Family History Type of convulsions Total Case Positive Family History Simple Febrile Convulsions 65 20 † Complex Febrile Convulsions[ayubmed.edu.pk]

  • Familial Febrile Convulsions Type 6

    More about febrile convulsions Children generally only ever have one febrile convulsion.[raisingchildren.net.au] Examples include: Breath holding Fainting (syncope) Facial or body twitching (myoclonus) Sleep disorders ( night terrors , sleepwalking, and cataplexy) They may occur just[healthychildren.org] These events may be misdiagnosed as temporal lobe seizures however confusional arousals and night terrors are typically longer and are only broadly stereotyped.[epilepsydiagnosis.org]

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