A 20-year-old female college volleyball player developed headaches and high fevers, which led to multiple seizures per day. The patient presented to Northwestern Medicine when she stopped following directions and conversing intelligibly between seizures.
In this episode of the Better Edge podcast, Northwestern Medicine Neurology’s Stephen A. VanHaerents, MD, and Margaret Y. Yu, MD, discuss this recent FIRES (febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome) case.
Stephen A. VanHaerents, MD, associate professor of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, and of Neuroinfectious Disease and Global Neurology at Northwestern Medicine.
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