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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Storz, Corinna; Meindl, Michael; Matuja, William; Schmutzhard, Erich; Winkler, Andrea S 
Title:
Community-based prevalence and clinical characteristics of febrile seizures in Tanzania. 
Abstract:
The prevalence of febrile seizures (FSs) and epilepsy are often reported to be higher in sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, several studies describe complex features of FSs as risk factors for the development of subsequent epilepsy.During the period from 2002 to 2004 door-to-door studies with supplementary data collection were conducted in three different areas of Tanzania, examining the prevalence of FSs in 7,790 children between the age of 2 mo and 7 y at the time of the interview. The informati...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Res 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
77 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
591-6 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0031-3998 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik