Febrile seizures in children with familial Mediterranean fever: Coincidence or association?


Comak E., Tufekci O., Kilicbay F. , Isiyel E., Sever A. H. , Aslanger A., ...Daha Fazla

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, cilt.19, sa.5, ss.572-576, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2015.05.004
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.572-576

Özet

Background: Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an inherited disease characterized by recurrent bouts of fever and polyserositis and caused by MEditerranean FeVer gene (MEFV) mutations. Given the febrile characteristics of the disease one would expect higher frequency of febrile seizure in this group of pediatric patients. Objectives: To evaluate the frequency of febrile seizure and related factors in patients with FMF.