Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
- Risk of any child to develop epilepsy by the age of 20 years is around 1 %
- In patients with simple febrile seizures, the risk is approximately 2.4%.
- In patients with complex febrile seizures, the risk of epilepsy is 6-7%.
- The risk factors for developing epilepsy at a later age are:
- Presence of neuro-developmental delay
- Presence of family history of epilepsy
- Presence of complex features - focal seizures or seizure duration more than 10 minutes
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