Iron deficiency anaemia and febrile convulsions

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7066.1205 (Published 09 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1205

Possible confounding factors include lead toxicity …

  1. William M Wike,
  2. W R Kiser
  1. Family practice intern Specialty adviser to the surgeon general Department of Family Practice, United States Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL 32214–5227, USA

    EDITOR,—Alfredo Pisacane and colleagues report that they found an association between iron deficiency anaemia and febrile seizures in Neapolitan children.1 They apparently failed, however, to consider the confounding possibility …

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