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The mfERG shows depressed responses in the affected left eye and normal responses in the right eye. (Contributed by Dr. Jade S Schiffman.)
Jul. 19, 2021
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is a genetically determined disorder that leads to early transient ischemic attacks and strokes. A history of migraine headaches with aura and psychiatric disturbance often precedes the onset of strokes by multiple years. CADASIL is marked by cognitive decline that progresses to dementia.
Nov. 08, 2020
Neurologic manifestations of poliomyelitis include aseptic meningitis, polioencephalitis, bulbar poliomyelitis, and paralytic poliomyelitis. As many as 20% to 30% of individuals who develop paralytic poliomyelitis may suffer from post-polio syndrome, which includes new muscle weakness, pain, atrophy, and fatigue many years after the acute illness.
Jan. 08, 2015
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease typically involves autosomal dominant forms with chronic and progressive weakness, muscle wasting, and sensory loss predominantly in the distal legs, with onset in the first 2 decades of life.
Aug. 23, 2021
Headache & Pain
Hemicrania continua is characterized by unilateral, continuous headache with ipsilateral ptosis, miosis, tearing, nasal congestion, and facial sweating. It is an indomethacin-responsive trigeminal autonomic cephalgia often clustering in a seasonal pattern and accompanied by continuous background pain between flare-ups.
Feb. 18, 2021
Epilepsy & Seizures
In this article, the authors present data and discussion about the causes, syndromes, diagnosis, and management of hippocampal atrophy and epilepsy.
Jan. 18, 2021
Congenital HIV infection is the transmission of HIV-1 from mother to child, which occurs during or soon after birth. Current prevalence ranges from 1%
Jan. 21, 2019
General Child Neurology
Abusive head trauma, a condition that was first identified decades ago, came into the forefront in the mid-1990s with a nanny case in Massachusetts.
Aug. 24, 2021