Tag Archives: Pediatric Neurology

Neuroimaging

Question: An 8 year-old girl presents with cognitive delay and incoordination. What is the diagnosis? See below for the answer. It goes without saying that neurologists must learn to interpret radiographic images; residents look at so many CTs and MRIs … Continue reading

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An 11-Month-Old Girl with Developmental Delay

Good peds case in NEJM today. Hint: It’s not just found in Ashkenazim anymore.

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Annals of “Things we thought were beneficial but might not be”

Custom-made infant helmets as a remedy for skull flattening (picture at left from a New York Times article on the subject).

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Some Other Neuro-Educational Resources

While we’re at it, here’s a few other helpful websites: The Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library has lots of materials on that subject. The home page isn’t very helpful, as the site is organized by “collections” according to the (sometimes eminent) … Continue reading

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Neonatal and Pediatric Stroke

As promised, here’s some follow-up from Dr. Edelman’s excellent talk today. First, here is a nice review of perinatal stroke. They emphasize the importance of the newborn’s immature coagulation system and his recent attachment to the placenta, which has unique … Continue reading

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