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.
KeywordsEpilepsy Headache Microcephaly Stroke Neuromuscular Movement Cerebral palsy Reflex
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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