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Seizures in Children (cont.)

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seizures in children, epilepsy, fits, status epilepticus, febrile seizure, neonatal seizure, partial seizure, Jacksonian, complex seizure, generalized seizure, convulsive seizure, post-ictal, postictal, tonic, tonic-clonic, absence seizure, convulsions, petit mal, grand mal

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First Seizure: Pediatric Perspective »

The incidence of first unprovoked seizures in children younger than age 15 is estimated tobe 124 per 100,000 person-years.

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