Neonatal Neurology, 4th Edition

Neonatal Neurology

4th Edition

By Gerald Fenichel, MD, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Neurologist-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Nashville, TN

1. The Neurological Consultation
Historical Events
Clinical Examination
The Consultation Note
2. Seizures
Seizure Patterns
Differential Diagnosis
3. Hypotonia, Arthrogryposis, and Rigidity
Diagnostic Approach in Hypotonia
Cerebral Hypotonia with Acute Encephalopathy
Motor Neuron Diseases
Cervical Myelopathies
Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission
Congenital Myopathies with Fiber Type Disproportion
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
Metabolic Myopathies
Myotonic Dystrophy
Infantile Myositis
4. Asphyxia
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
Periventricular Leukomalacia
Periventricular-Intraventricular Hemorrhage
5. Trauma and Vascular Disorders
Injuries to the Skull and Scalp
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Spinal Cord Injuries
Facial Nerve Palsy
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Other Nerve Injuries
Cerebral Infarction
Vascular Anomalies
6. Infectious Disease
Bacterial Meningitis
Rubella Embryopathy
Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
7. Metabolic Disorders
Disorders of Thyroid Function
Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
Disorders of Lipid Metabolism
8. Disorders of Cerebral Morphogenesis
9. Hydrocephalus and Congenital Tumors
Congenital Tumors
Neurocutaneous Syndromes
10. Electroencephalography and Evoked Response
EEG Methodology
Normal EEG Patterns
Abnormal EEG Patterns
Evoked Responses
Somatosensory Evoked Response