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DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDREN WITH RECURRENT FEBRILE CONVULSIONS DUE TO UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
*Waleed MB Yahya Alsabea and Makarim Hasan Ali
This is a prospective, hospital based, case–control study conducted at Alsalam and Algumhury hospitals which are general hospitals in Ninavah province in Iraq and during the period from April 1st to December 31st 2018 to assess the influence of age and as sex a risk factors on the recurrence of febrile convulsion. The study includes 206 patients with febrile convulsion the patients were grouped in to 116 patients (cases) aged (5 months-6 years) with recurrent febrile convulsion or more febrile convulsion.) and 90 patients (controls) who has single Febrile convulsion at age between (5 months -6 years) and became older than 6 years with no recurrence of febrile convulsions were labeled as febrile by excluding infections of central nervous system in developmentally normal children on the basis of history, Examination and relevant laboratory investigations. Both groups of patients (cases and controls) were compared for possible effect of age and as sex a risk factors for recurrent of febrile convulsion Age of 15 months or less at the onset of first febrile convulsion Male sex were identified as a risk factors for recurrent febrile convulsion. Those children whose risk of recurrent is high should probably be started on continuous prophylaxis after the first febrile convulsion or at the onset of each febrile illness oral diazepam is administered for the duration of illness (usually 2-3 days).[Full Text Article]