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Family finds answers, treatment for daughter’s infantile spasms

Two-year-old Madelyn has been treated at Children's Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group for the specific type of epileptic seizure.

febrile seizure

What to do if your child has a febrile seizure

A febrile seizure is a convulsion that occurs in a child who is between 6 months and 6 years old and has a body temperature greater than 100.4 degrees.

Epilepsy and Seizures Wellness Expo

Apr 16, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Minneapolis

EFMN is proud to collaborate with Premier education sponsor Mayo Clinic and Signature education sponsors Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, LivaNova, M Health/MINCEP Epilepsy Care, Minnesota Epilepsy Group and UCB, Inc. to bring you the first-ever Epilepsy & Seizures Wellness Expo.

Subdural Grid Replacement Surgery

The brain is one of the most complicated structures in the world. Doing surgery on the brain requires careful planning. The purpose of subdural grid placement surgery is to help surgeons create a plan for a second surgery that removes areas of the brain causing seizures.

For Health professionals

Children’s Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.

Locations and Contact Us

Visiting us? Get all the information you need to get to our locations and contact us.

Resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to expect

At Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we know that dealing with epilepsy can make kids — not to mention parents — a bundle of nerves. Rest assured that when your child comes to Children's for monitoring or surgery, care and comfort are always our top priorities.

Meet the team

The epilepsy team assembled by Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is respected by pediatricians around the country. The team specializes in diagnosing and treating all kinds of disorders that cause seizures in kids. And when it comes to managing complex needs, a full range of pediatric subspecialists is available at our fingertips.

Outcomes and Research

Choosing where to bring your child for care is a major decision. We understand you want all the information you can get. And you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.