A 1 year old white female had a seizure after having a temperature of 39.5 degrees C. If her seizure was a simple febrile seizure, all of the following statements would be true except:
a. the seizure would consist of generalized tonic/clonic movements
b. the seizure would probably not recur within 24 hours
c. The child would not require further evalution beyond determining the etiology of the
d. The seizure would last approximately 20 minutes
The seizure would last approximately 20 minutes.These are the most common and usually are over in a minute or two. But they can last as long as 15 minutes.