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Clinical Illustrations of Pediatric Neurology

Clinical Illustrations of Pediatric Neurology
About Pediatric neurology is also called child neurology. Diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in neonates (newborns), infants, children and adolescents comes under the Pediatric neurology. Diseases and disorders of the spinal cord, brain, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, muscles and blood vessels of these age groups are studied under Pediatric neurology. Few medical conditions encountered by the pediatric neurologists are: Genetic diseases of the nervous system, Congenital metabolic abnormalities that affect the nervous system, Congenital birth defects affecting the brain and spinal cord such as spinal bifida, Neurological developmental problems during childhood, Childhood epilepsy, Febrile seizures, Movement disorders such as cerebral palsy, Progressive neuromuscular conditions such as muscular dystrophy, Abnormal mental development, speech disabilities and learning disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders, Behavioral disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Headaches and migraine, Hydrocephalus or excess fluid build-up in the brain, Head injuries and their complications, Brain tumors, Hospice and palliative medicine, Neuromuscular medicine, Sleep disorders, Vascular neurology, Intellectual disability.