Majalah Kedokteran Andalas
Vol 45, No 1 (2022): Online Januari 2022

Profile of Febrile Seizures in Pediatric Patients at Dr. Adnaan WD Payakumbuh Hospital 2019

Nadia Purnama Dewi (Baiturrahmah University)
febianne eldrian (Baiturrahmah university)
Ovi OKtavian (Baiturrahmah university)

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Publish Date
08 Jan 2022


Background: Febrile seizures are seizures between the ages of 6 and 60 months with a temperature of 38℃ or higher that are not the result of central nervous system infection or any metabolic imbalance and that occur in the absence of a history of prior afebrile seizures. Purpose: Know the profile of fever seizures of pediatric patients at Dr.Adnaan WD Payakumbuh Hospital in 2019. Method: This research is retrospective descriptive with a cross-sectional approach. The sample is all pediatric patients who had seizures in 2019 with 91 samples. Data were analyzed univariately and presented in frequency distribution and percentage. Result: Based on the study results, in children who have seizures fever, most are men, with the age of 12 months. Most febrile seizures occurred at a temperature of 39.1℃. The average blood leukocyte level of a child with a fever seizure is 13,997.80 mm³. Conclusion: The most age is 12 months, the most sex is male, the average body temperature of children who have febrile seizures is 39.1 °C, and the intermediate blood leukocyte level of children who have febrile seizures is 13,886.60 mm³.

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Majalah Kedokteran Andalas (MKA) (p-ISSN: 0126-2092, e-ISSN: 2442-5230) is a peer-reviewed, open access national journal published by Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Andalas and is dedicated to publish and disseminate research articles, literature reviews, and case reports, in the field of medicine ...