dr Rajni Farmania
Pediatric Neurologist
Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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  • 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:
  1. Presence of neuro-developmental delay
  2. Presence of family history of epilepsy
  3. Presence of complex features - focal seizures or seizure duration more than 10 minutes

Posted On: 15/12/2018

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