A study ofrole of serum Zn and hemoglobin in the patients of simple febrile seizures at tertiary health care centre

Journal Title: Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics - Year 2019, Vol 10, Issue 2

Abstract

Background: Seizure disorder is one of the most common neurological diseases in children and occurs at least one time in 4-10% of children in the first 16 years of life Aims and Objectives: to Study of Role of Serum Zn and hemoglobin in the patients of Simple febrile seizures at tertiary health care centre. Methodology: This was cross-sectional study carried out in the pediatric patients who were admitted to ward with febrile seizures during the one year period i.e. January 2017 to January 2018, so during the year period there 46 patients cases (n=46) and controls(n=46). All of them undergone CBC and Serum Zn level under standard protocol. The statistical analysis was done by unpaired t-test and analyzed by SPSS 19 version software. Results: The majority of the patients were in the age group of 2-3 were 32.61%, followed by 1-2 were 28.26%, 3-4 were 15.22%, <1 were 10.87%, 4-5 were 8.70%, >6 were 4.35%. mean was 21.6 months. The majority of the patients were Male i.e. 60.87% The mean level of Zn in cases was 43.05 ±3.43 and in controls was 83 ± 4.12 was significantly less in cases as compared to controls (P<0.0001, t = 26.5681, df = 90) The mean Hb. level in cases was 9.40 ±1.31 and in controls was 10.6 ± 1.46 was significantly less in cases as compared to controls (P<0.0001, t = 4.18, df = 90) Conclusion: It can be concluded from our study that the patients with febrile seizure were significantly associated with low levels of Zn and Hb. So this finding can be helpful for the diagnostic and management purpose.

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Sharanagouda Patil, Kudlappa P Angadi, Rachapudi Venkata Anusha

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Sharanagouda Patil, Kudlappa P Angadi, Rachapudi Venkata Anusha (2019). A study ofrole of serum Zn and hemoglobin in the patients of simple febrile seizures at tertiary health care centre. Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics, 10(2), 45-48. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-615768