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Christmas Day Seizures

December 18, 2017

In the early ’90s, Ronald Jacobson, M.D. noticed an interesting trend after working on Christmas day for several years in a row. “I was always getting calls about a child having a seizure after having gotten a videogame,” recalls Dr. Jacobson, Chief of Pediatric Neurology at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. He quickly coined a term for the unique trend, “Christmas Day Seizures.”

NYMC Faculty: Ronald I. Jacobson, M.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics and neurology

Source: Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley
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