International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2019)

Identification and observation clinical finding of febrile convulsion (FC) among admitted children: A study in Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Ferdousi Begum, AKM Khairul Islam, Reaz Mobarak, Md. Shafiqul Islam, Nurun Nahar

Background: Febrile convulsion (FC) is that the commonest sort of seizure that happens in children aged 5-72 months that is benign and had an honest prognosis. Objective: To gauges the clinical profile and management of hospitalized children with febrile convulsion. Methodology: This cross sectional study was tired capital of Bangladesh Shishu (children) Hospital throughout July 01, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Total 80 children aged between 5-72 months were admitted in to High Dependency and Isolation Unit with diagnosing of FC were purposively recruited within the study information were collected by a trained physician from history, clinical examination, laboratory findings, treatment and outcome employing a structured form. Results: Among the study children 41(51.3%) were between six months to twelve months with a male to feminine quantitative relation was1.5:1. cardinal (61.2%) children had easy seizures, and 16 (20%) of the patients had case history of febrile seizures. In 70 (87.5%) cases the period of seizure was but quarter-hour and seventy fifth patients had but one attack at intervals twenty four hours of onset of fever. Higher tract infection was the foremost common (31%) reason behind fever followed by unclassified in 21 (26%) cases. Complete blood count discovered blood disorder in forty ninth cases, CRP raised in half-hour cases whereas CSF study and imaging of brain was traditional in thirty cases and ten cases. We tend to couldn't perform any investigation to isolate doable contributive virus quite ninetieth per cent received endogenous broad-spectrum antibiotics and prophylactic medicine throughout period of time of hospitalization. Conclusion: during this study, higher tract infection was found as common reason behind febrile convulsion. Period of seizure was but quarter-hour and blood disorder, raised CRP was known and nearly all patients received broad-spectrum antibiotics throughout hospital keep.
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