Febrile seizure definition
- A febrile seizure is a convulsion in a child triggered by a fever. A temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or above may cause febrile seizures in children. A febrile seizure can be frightening for any parent or caregiver. Most of the time, a febrile seizure does not cause any harm. The child usually does not have a more serious long-term health problem.
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