What is Paediatric Neurology?

Pediatric neurology is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurological conditions and disorders that affect children. A pediatric neurologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the care of children with neurological conditions, ranging from newborns to teenagers.

Pediatric neurology covers a wide range of conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, muscles, and nerves, including but not limited to:

Pediatric neurologists work closely with other healthcare professionals, including pediatricians, neurosurgeons, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and social workers, to provide comprehensive care to their patients. They may use a variety of diagnostic tests such as electroencephalograms (EEGs), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computed tomography (CT) scans to diagnose neurological conditions and develop treatment plans tailored to each child's needs.

What is the first step?

The steps of consultation and diagnosis in pediatric neurology may include:

It is important to note that the steps of consultation and diagnosis may vary depending on the specific condition and the individual patient's needs. The pediatric neurologist will work closely with the child and their family to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their unique healthcare needs.

How can we help?

Our clinic can provide a range of services to help patients with neurological conditions, including pediatric neurology. Here are some ways in which a clinic can help:

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Overall, at Neotia Mediplus we can provide a comprehensive approach to pediatric neurology care, offering a range of services and expertise to help diagnose, treat, and manage neurological conditions in children.

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