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   * Neonatal epileptic seizures occur from birth to the end of the neonatal period.   * Neonatal epileptic seizures occur from birth to the end of the neonatal period.
   * The neonatal period is defined as the first 28 days of life of a full-term infant.   * The neonatal period is defined as the first 28 days of life of a full-term infant.
-  * Most neonatal seizures are acute (pro-voked, occasional, reactive) ​symptomatic seizures caused by an acute illness such as hypoxic–ischaemic encephalopathy,​ stroke or infection.+  * Most neonatal seizures are acute symptomatic seizures caused by an acute illness such as hypoxic–ischaemic encephalopathy,​ stroke or infection.
   * seizures are the most common and important sign of acute neonatal encephalopathy   * seizures are the most common and important sign of acute neonatal encephalopathy
   * neonatal seizures are a major risk for death or subsequent neurological disability and, by themselves, may contribute to an adverse neuro-developmental outcome.   * neonatal seizures are a major risk for death or subsequent neurological disability and, by themselves, may contribute to an adverse neuro-developmental outcome.
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