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Headache & Pain
Mar. 28, 2021
Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology
Feb. 12, 2020
General Child Neurology
Developmental delay in children is a common and concerning presentation in pediatric primary and specialty care. The identification and evaluation and
May. 25, 2019
Peripheral neuropathy refers to any condition that injures peripheral nerves, whether acquired or hereditary, systemic or restricted to peripheral nerves, or mildly symptomatic or disabling and severe. Anatomic classification of neuropathy includes (1) fiber type (motor vs. sensory, large vs. small, somatic vs. autonomic), (2) portion of fiber affected (axon vs. myelin), and (3) distribution of nerves affected (length-dependent, length-independent, focal, and multifocal).
Mar. 31, 2020
Dec. 26, 2019
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a member of the group of diseases known as prion diseases or the subacute spongiform encephalopathies. CJD is a subacute fatal disease with a clinical triad of dementia, myoclonus, and EEG abnormalities that is usually associated with other neurologic signs, along with neuropathological evidence of neuronal loss, spongiform changes, and astrocytosis.
Apr. 23, 2021
Sydenham chorea is the most common cause of acute chorea in children worldwide and is characterized by a random and continuous flow of contractions that spreads rapidly and becomes generalized. Evidence suggests that Sydenham chorea results from Streptococcus-induced antibodies that cross-react with central nervous system antigens. Neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as obsessions, compulsions, hyperactivity, and attention disorder, as well as depression, are often present in patients with Sydenham chorea.
Apr. 07, 2021
Jul. 17, 2020