Benign convulsions with mild gastroenteritis (BCWG) is recognized as a distinct clinical entity. Since it was first described in 1982 by Morooka [1], it has been mainly reported in East Asian countries such as Japan, China, and South Korea and occasionally reported in Western countries [2–6]. BCWG has been defined as a syndrome characterized by afebrile convulsions occurring in otherwise healthy children with mild gastroenteritis who do not have meningitis, encephalitis, encephalopathy, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances or hypoglycemia and who have a benign prognosis [7,8].

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