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seizures in neonates

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It is normal for many newborn babies to react to minor physical stimuli or loud noises with startle responses. However, it may be difficult to distinguish these normal responses from generalised tonic spasms or intermittent focal fits.

Management depends on the underlying aetiology.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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