Volume 1, Issue 1 (11-1987)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 1987 | Back to browse issues page

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GHOFRANI M. IS LUMBAR PUNCTURE JUSTIFIABLE IN THE FIRST FEBRILE SEIZURE?. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1987; 1 (1) :55-58
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1299-en.html
From the Department of Pediatric Neurology, Mofid Children's Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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To ascertain whether LP was justifiable in cases of first simple febrile seizure, the records of128 such patients were critically reviewed in this study. It was evident that in 90% of those who received cerebrospinal fluid examination as a routine work up, lumbar puncture could have been avoided if the definition of simple febrile seizure was adhered to and the history and clinical findings were given due consideration.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Pediatric

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