International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

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International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

2020, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part B

Etiology and type of neonatal seizures
Author(s)
Dr. G Surenderan and Dr. R Praveen Kumar
Abstract
Background: Neonatal seizure is the most common disorder in neonate and the etiology varies among neonates.
Materials and Methods: In total of 100 neonates less than 28 days with seizures are take into consideration and compared.
Results: Among the 100 neonates Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy was the most common cause followed by sepsis and metabolic causes. Subtle Seizures was the most common type followed by clonic and focal and myoclonic seizures.
Discussion: The initial evaluation based on examination and etiology of seizures is important for pediatrician to assess for the treatment given.
Conclusion: HIE is the most common cause of neonatal seizures. Subtle seizures are the most common type of neonatal seizures.
Pages: 70-72 | Views: 21 | Downloads: 11
How to cite this article:
Dr. G Surenderan, Dr. R Praveen Kumar. Etiology and type of neonatal seizures. Int J Paediatrics Geriatrics 2020;3(2):70-72. DOI: 10.33545/26643685.2020.v3.i2b.96
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