Daily Archives: July 5, 2014

Inflammation, Febrile Seizures and Epilepsy

Inflammatory processes, febrile seizures, and subsequent epileptogenesis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24955071 Abstract Febrile seizures (FS) are the most common type of seizures in infants and preschool children. Inflammatory mediators, which are known triggers of fever, have also been implicated as contributors to the … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and Inflammation

Epilepsy and inflammation in the brain: overview and pathophysiology. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24955068 Abstract The possibility that inflammatory processes in the brain contribute to the etiopathogenesis of seizures and the establishment of a chronic epileptic focus is increasingly recognized as a result of … Continue reading

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