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Accidental ingestion of Ecstasy by a toddler: unusual cause for convulsion in a febrile child.
  1. A J Cooper,
  2. C V Egleston
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

    Abstract

    The case is reported of a toddler who presented with an apparent febrile convulsion. The final diagnosis was that of accidental ingestion of Ecstasy. The child made an uneventful recovery. Ecstasy toxicity should be added to the list of differential diagnoses in a child presenting with fever and an unexplained seizure.

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