Pathologist Dr Phillip Cox, who carried out a post mortem, told an inquest that Keian had had a history of febrile convulsions - shaking episodes brought on by high temperatures - which were harmless in most children.
What does FC stand for?
FC stands for Febrile Convulsion (neurology)
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Simone says that, in specific cases, it has caused injury, including "serious harms such as narcolepsy and febrile convulsions, and even a neurologic disease called Guillain Barre.
Febrile convulsions are frightening but aren't usually dangerous or indicative of epilepsy.
It is important to differentiate a febrile convulsion from acute symptomatic seizures secondary to central nervous system infection or seizures triggered by fever in children with epilepsy.
Arginine vasopressin in the pathogenesis of febrile convulsion and temporal lobe epilepsy.
If, despite all this, your child has a febrile convulsion, don't panic.
Donna, from Clarkston, Airdrie, said: "My daughter suffers from febrile convulsions and doesn't keep too well so it's very worrying I don't have a GP.