Miscellaneous Pediatric Neurology Disorders

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Acute cerebellar ataxia in children
Acute hemiplegia in childhood
Brachial plexus palsy in neonates
Breath-holding spells
Cerebral concussion in childhood
Cerebral palsy
Cerebral venous thrombosis in infants and children
Chemical and drug poisoning in children
Child maltreatment
Headache in children: overview and treatment approaches
Migraine in childhood
Neonatal white matter injury
Parenteral nutrition in infants and children
Perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
Screening of newborns for neurogenetic abnormalities
Seizures presenting in childhood
Shaken baby syndrome
Zika virus: neurologic complications

Behavior & Cognition Disorders

Academic underachievement
Acalculia
Angelman syndrome
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Autism spectrum disorder
Developmental language disorder
Fragile X syndrome
Intellectual disability
PANDAS
Theory of mind

Sleep Disorders

Epilepsy

Absence status epilepticus
Atypical absence seizures
Benign infantile seizures
Epilepsy surgery in children
Epilepsy with generalized tonic-clonic seizures alone
Febrile seizures
Genetic epilepsy with febrile seizures plus
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
Ketogenic diet in the treatment of epilepsy
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis
Myoclonic absences
Neonatal seizures
Progressive myoclonus epilepsies
Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy
Tonic status epilepticus
Typical absences
West syndrome

Infectious Disorders

Congenital cocaine syndrome
Congenital cytomegalovirus
Congenital HIV-1 infection
Congenital lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection
Congenital rubella
Congenital syphilis
Congenital toxoplasmosis
Meningococcal meningitis
Neonatal abstinence syndrome

Movement Disorders

Movement disorders in childhood

Neuro-Oncology

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Brainstem gliomas in childhood
Cerebellar astrocytoma
Choroid plexus tumors of childhood
CNS germinoma
Embryonal brain tumors in infancy and early childhood
Ependymoma
Intracranial nongerminoma germ cell tumors
Medulloblastoma
Neurofibromatosis 1
Neurofibromatosis 2
Spinal meningioma
Supratentorial hemispheric low-grade gliomas of childhood
Supratentorial malignant gliomas of childhood
Visual pathway gliomas

Developmental Malformations

Achondroplasia
Aqueductal stenosis
Ataxia-telangiectasia
Chiari malformation
Hydrocephalus
Incontinentia pigmenti
Malformations of the brain
Megalencephaly
Myelomeningocele
Scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis
Split cord malformation
Sturge-Weber syndrome
Tethered spinal cord
Tuberous sclerosis complex

Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders

Autosomal dominant hereditary ataxias

Related Topics

Childhood onset disorders not in other categories and related topics.
Alternating hemiplegia of childhood
Arteriovenous malformations of the brain
Back pain in children
Benign paroxysmal vertigo
Benign sleep myoclonus of infancy
CADASIL
Cavernous malformations
Cerebral edema in childhood
Cerebral hypotonia
Cerebral venous thrombosis
Chorea in childhood
Congenital heart disease: neurologic complications
Cyclic vomiting syndrome
Developmental delay in children: evaluation and management
Disorders of articulation
Drop attacks
Epidural hematoma
Extracerebral fluid collections in infants
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Guillain-Barre syndrome in children
Hearing loss in infants and children
Hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy syndrome
Hyperhomocysteinemia
Infant botulism
Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring
Kawasaki disease
Lead poisoning in childhood
Management of chronic neuromuscular disease in children
Moyamoya disease
Multiple sclerosis: biological differences in children and adults
Neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage
Neurologic complications of vaccination
Nightmares
Nondominant hereditary ataxias
Nusinersen
Opsoclonus-myoclonus
Patent foramen ovale
Principles of rehabilitation of patients with neurologic disorders
Sequelae of treatment of CNS tumors
Sleep and intellectual disability
Sleep enuresis
Sleep terror
Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder
Sleeptalking
Sleepwalking
Spasticity
Stroke associated with sickle cell disease
Stroke in young adults
Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Sudden infant death syndrome
Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome
Vein of Galen malformations

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Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling, often-overlooked disease
Mar 08, 2019
Because children often present with different symptoms than adults, educational campaigns are needed to help health care providers recognize the symptoms of pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.
Radiation after surgery triples survival for a type of pediatric brain tumor
Mar 04, 2019
Study shows that postoperative radiation improves outcomes for children with ependymoma, even those with historically poor prognoses and the very young.
Traumatic brain injury and kids: new treatment guidelines issued
Mar 01, 2019
Third edition seeks to improve mortality rates for severe pediatric traumatic brain injury; includes algorithm aimed at bridging treatment, research gaps.
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Shaken baby syndrome
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Spina bifida
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MRI of Coronal-subdural hemorrhage in shaken baby syndrome
Multiple skull fractures in shaken baby syndrome