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Neurology

  • Ivet Hartonian
  • Jong W. Yoo
  • Jason T. LernerEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Neurology tends to be one of the most feared topics on the pediatric board exam; however, it does not need to be! This chapter covers the main topics in pediatric neurology that you are likely to see on the board exam. We will cover seizures, neurocutaneous disorders, headaches, brain malformations, disorders of head growth, stroke, spinal cord disease, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, and disorders of development.

Keywords

Epilepsy Headache Microcephaly Stroke Neuromuscular Movement Cerebral palsy Reflex 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of Rujuta Bhatt Wilson, MD, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, to the first edition of this chapter, many of which have been incorporated into this edition as well.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivet Hartonian
    • 1
  • Jong W. Yoo
    • 2
  • Jason T. Lerner
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Pediatric Neurology, Department of PediatricsAdventist Health White MemorialLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Pediatric Neurology, Department of PediatricsUCLA Mattel Children’s HospitalLos AngelesUSA

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