Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurology is a functional branch in the medical field dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to neurology in Neonates (newborns), children, infants to adolescents. The topic Pediatric Neurology includes all diseases and disorders related to the spinal cord, peripheral system, brain, autonomic nervous system, muscles and blood vessels which affect individuals of small age groups. Various types of conditions to be dealt in pediatric neurology are genetic diseases related to nervous system, childhood epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, hyperactivity disorder, cerebral palsy, febrile seizures, autism spectrum disorders, migraine, sleep disorders, head injuries, intellectual disability, etc. following studies are required to diagnose the neurological conditions: nerve conduction study, EEG, EMG, multiple sleep latency testing, electrocortical mapping etc.