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Plagiocephaly in Infants: Keys to Assessing Head Shape Concerns in Primary Care
Emphasizing the value of early referral, specialists with the UCSF Craniofacial Center present essential information for pediatricians noting or suspecting plagiocephaly – including how to know what's actually abnormal when examining a baby's skull.
Serious Headache, Small Patient: How to Approach Migraines in Kids
Not just a bad headache, migraines are complex and have particular features in the very young.
Pediatric Hydrocephalus: An Update on Signs, Solutions and Strategies
With a range of causes, associated disorders and presentations, childhood hydrocephalus can be challenging to diagnose.
Detecting Tethered Spinal Cord: A Guide for Pediatricians
Peter P. Sun, MD, breaks down cutaneous and other signs to check for as part of an infant’s physical exam, with images to illustrate which dimples, lumps and other abnormalities call for further evaluation.
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PEDIATRIC STROKE Referring Provider Workflow
Acute onset focal neurological deficits such as face, arm or leg weakness, aphasia, ataxia, diplopia, dysarthria or vertigo may indicate a stroke. Symptoms may be with or without seizures or headache.
Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease
Specialized assessment and treatment are essential in managing pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. For these services, physicians nationwide can turn to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals’ Pediatric Brain Center.
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UCSF’s Pediatric Epilepsy Center of Excellence is a trusted resource for physicians who want to ensure expert care for young patients with seizures.
Our team cares for children with common and rare conditions affecting all areas of the nervous system. Broad categories include stroke and cerebrovascular disease, brain injuries, brain tumors, birth defects, epilepsy, movement disorders, development and behavior issues, neuromuscular disorders, headache and sleep disorders.
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