Neurologic system

Custodian: Dr. Theresa Wu
Reviewer:
ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES: NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM
  1. Symptoms and signs
    • Altered level of consciousness
    • Developmental regression
    • Headache
    • Hypotonia and muscle weakness
    • Nystagmus, dizziness and vertigo
    • Positional plagiocephaly and torticollis
    • Raised intracranial pressure
    • Seizures
    • Tics
  2. Conditions
    • Autoimmune disorders
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Cerebrovascular disease
    • Congenital malformations of the nervous system, including the skull
    • Demyelinating disorders
    • Disorders of muscle, including muscular dystrophies and myopathies
    • Disorders of peripheral nerves
    • Events mimicking seizures, including breath-holding spells
    • Head trauma and sequelae
    • Infectiouns of the central nervous system (CNS) and sequelae
    • Movement disorders
    • Neurocutaneous syndromes
    • Neuromuscular manifestations of common systemic infections/diseases
    • Seizure disorders
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Canadian Pediatric Society position statements: https://www.cps.ca/en/documents
  2. International League Against Epilepsy, guidelines: https://www.ilae.org/guidelines
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Last updated 22 October 2021.