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Pediatric Neurology

What is pediatric neurology?

Pediatric neurology (also known as child neurology) is the branch of neurology that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of neurological conditions in from newborns to adolescence. Pediatric neurologists put special emphasis on diseases and disorders of the spinal cord, brain, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system and muscles and blood vessels.

What conditions do pediatric neurologists treat? 

  • Seizure disorders, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
  • Head injuries
  • Brain tumors
  • Weakness, including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and nerve-muscle disorders
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school failure, autism, and sleep problems
  • Developmental disorders, including delayed speech, motor milestones, and coordination issues
  • Intellectual disability  
  • Hydrocephalus (build-up of fluid within the brain)

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