Kumar RK1,2,3*, Shah P4
1Senior Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatrician, Cloudnine Hospitals, Bangalore, India
2Visiting Consultant Neonatologist, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, India
3Adjunct Professor in Neonatology & Paediatrics, Notre Dame University, Perth, Australia
4Fellowship in Neonatal Intensive Care, Perth, Australia
Corresponding Author: R. Kishore Kumar ORCID iD
Address: Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatrician, Cloudnine Hospital, 1533, 3rd Block Jayanagar, 9th Main, Bangalore - 560011, India.
Received date: 26 November 2020; Accepted date: 26 December 2020; Published date: 03 January 2021
Citation: Kumar RK, Shah P. ‘Fifth Day Fits’ (FDF) – Biotinidase Deficiency is Probably the New Name. Asp J Pediatrics Child Health. 2021 Jan 03;2(3):58-61.
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Keywords: Neonatal Seizures, Biotinidase Deficiency, Metabolic Screening
Neonatal Seizures, the most critical of neonatal neurologic dysfunction, has aetiology of varying prognoses. The diagnosis of underlying aetiology is most critical. With use of genetic studies, better imaging technologies, better cortical electrical activity mapping and biochemical advancement, every attempt in diagnosing a cause is made.