Cervical Instability in Children: Identifying Abnormalities and Designing Treatments

Abnormalities at the craniocervical junction have a number of causes and can present with a wide range of symptoms, from stiff neck to bowel dysfunction – and sometimes as merely a head tilt. In this richly illustrated presentation, pediatric neurosurgeon Peter Sun, MD, delivers straightforward rules for assessing imaging tests and explains surgical approaches to specific challenges, such as chiari malformations and common complications of Down syndrome.

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Peter Sun, MD

Peter Sun, MD

Co-founder, Peacock Cerebral Palsy and Movement Disorders Center
Co-surgical director, UCSF Pediatric Brain Center
Neurosurgical Director, UCSF Craniofacial Center
Pediatric neurosurgeon

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