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Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome

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Other Names for Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome

  • Acute encephalitis with refractory repetitive partial seizures
  • Acute non-herpetic encephalitis with severe refractory status epilepticus
  • DESC syndrome
  • Devastating epileptic encephalopathy in school-aged children
  • Fever-induced refractory epileptic encephalopathy in school-aged children
  • Idiopathic catastrophic epileptic encephalopathy
  • Severe refractory status epilepticus owing to presumed encephalitis