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Aug. 17, 2019
Epilepsy & Seizures
Atypical absence seizures are distinct from typical absences in that onset and termination is slow, impairment of consciousness is mild, and they are often associated with significant tone disturbances. They primarily occur in children with severe learning and neurologic disabilities of epileptic encephalopathies, mainly Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Management is usually difficult, and prognosis is that of the underlying disorder.
Oct. 14, 2019
Oct. 21, 2020
Seizures, stroke, encephalopathy, and opportunistic brain infections are frequent complications in transplant recipients, with neurologic complications experienced by 30% to 60% of patients. Neurotoxicity from immunosuppressive drugs can cause complications ranging from mild tremors to posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome. Neurologic complications are associated with high morbidity and mortality, and prompt evaluation and treatment are imperative.
Oct. 12, 2020
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Citrullinemia is a term for 2 different inherited defects of the urea cycle: deficiency of the enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase (classic citrullinemia,
Aug. 06, 2021
In this article, the author discusses the anatomy of the spinal accessory nerve and injury of the nerve. The spinal accessory nerve is most commonly
Apr. 23, 2021
Jun. 01, 2020
Neurologic syndromes associated with measles include measles inclusion body encephalitis, acute post-infectious measles encephalomyelitis, primary measles encephalitis, and subacute sclerosing panencephalitis. Neurologic sequelae of measles are severe and may carry a substantial risk of disability and even death.
Mar. 29, 2021