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Udredning af krampeanfald i neonatalperioden


Kristian Vestergaard Jensen1, Bo Mølholm Hansen2, Allan Meldgaard Lund3 & Maria J. Miranda2

1) Børneafdelingen, Hvidovre Hospital 2) Børne- og Ungeafdelingen, Herlev Hospital 3) Center for Medfødte Stofskiftesygdomme, Rigshospitalet Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V04170297

Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V04170297
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Diagnosis of seizures in the neonatal period

Seizures in the neonatal period are practically always a symptom of an underlying illness. Quick diagnosis and treatment can be crucial to the outcome. A few aetiological factors account for most of the seizures. However, a significant number is caused by rare conditions such as metabolic or genetic disorders, and arriving at the right diagnosis can be challenging. Previous studies indicate, that a standardized algorithm clearly improves the diagnostic success. This article presents an overview of aetiological factors and an algorithm for a standardized work-up.

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