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Child neurology

Section edited by Dimitrios Zafeiriou

This section is dedicated to all aspects of pediatric neurology. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, pediatric neuroradiology including MRI, fetal MRI, autism, epilepsy and beta thalassemia.

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  1. Content type: Case report

    Kleine-Levin syndrome is a rare sleep disorder of unknown etiology. It is characterized by intermittent periods of excessive sleepiness, cognitive disturbances and behavioral abnormalities. Nine cases of famil...

    Authors: Taro Ueno, Akira Fukuhara, Azusa Ikegami, Fumihiro Ohishi and Kazuhiko Kume

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2012 12:31

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  2. Content type: Case report

    A detailed behavioral profile associated with focal congenital malformation of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) has not been reported previously. Here we describe a 14 year-old boy, B.W., with neurol...

    Authors: Aaron D Boes, Amanda Hornaday Grafft, Charuta Joshi, Nathaniel A Chuang, Peg Nopoulos and Steven W Anderson

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:151

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Xenobiotics are neurotoxins that dramatically alter the health of the child. In addition, an inefficient detoxification system leads to oxidative stress, gut dysbiosis, and immune dysfunction. The consensus am...

    Authors: Yusra A Al-Yafee, Laila Y Al- Ayadhi, Samina H Haq and Afaf K El-Ansary

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:139

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Acute encephalopathy includes rapid deterioration and has a poor prognosis. Early intervention is essential to prevent progression of the disease and subsequent neurologic complications. However, in the acute ...

    Authors: Takeshi Asano, Shinya Koizumi, Atsushi Takagi, Takayuki Hatori, Kentaroh Kuwabara, Osamu Fujino and Yoshitaka Fukunaga

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:101

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Leigh Syndrome (LS) is a severe neurodegenerative disorder characterized by bilateral symmetrical necrotic lesions in the basal ganglia and brainstem. Onset is in early infancy and prognosis is poor. Causative...

    Authors: Dario Ronchi, Alessandra Cosi, Davide Tonduti, Simona Orcesi, Andreina Bordoni, Francesco Fortunato, Mafalda Rizzuti, Monica Sciacco, Martina Collotta, Sophie Cagdas, Giuseppe Capovilla, Maurizio Moggio, Angela Berardinelli, Pierangelo Veggiotti and Giacomo P Comi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:85

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The available health resources limit the amount of therapy that may be offered to children with cerebral palsy and the amount of training in each session may be insufficient to drive the neuroplastic changes, ...

    Authors: Peder E Bilde, Mette Kliim-Due, Betina Rasmussen, Line Z Petersen, Tue H Petersen and Jens B Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:32

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