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Diagram of the tibial nerve and its divisions. (Contributed by Dr. Asa Wilbourn.)
General Child Neurology
Jan. 19, 2021
In patients with primary or isolated agenesis of the corpus callosum, IQ may be normal, but impaired processing between the hemispheres can be demonstrated by detailed psychometric testing and may manifest as deficits in learning and recall. Many genetic alterations have been etiologically linked to agenesis of the corpus callosum, both as isolated developmental events as well as in the context of syndromic clusters.
Aug. 24, 2021
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Word deafness, an auditory agnosia that affects only verbal material, presents as a profound deficit in the comprehension and repetition of spoken language; nonverbal auditory agnosia refers to the inability to recognize environmental sounds; and generalized auditory agnosia refers to a generalized decrease in ability to recognize both verbal and nonverbal sounds. Central auditory disorders usually result from damage in the temporal regions near the auditory and auditory-association cortex.
Sep. 14, 2021
Child maltreatment, which includes child abuse and neglect, is a major public health concern that can lead to significant lifelong psychological and
Jan. 04, 2016
Jan. 05, 2021
Aug. 17, 2021
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Adenylosuccinate lyase (ADSL) deficiency is an autosomal recessive defect of purine metabolism, affecting purinosome assembly and reducing metabolite
Nov. 21, 2018
Sleep-related leg cramps are characterized by sudden painful contractions of the lower limb muscles during sleep, typically in the posterior compartment of the leg and foot, which awaken the patient and interrupt sleep. They can be either idiopathic or secondary to metabolic, vascular, or neurologic diseases or medications.
Jul. 22, 2021