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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UCSF Pediatrics

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Peter Sun, MD

Peter Sun, MD

Division Chief, Neurosurgery

Peter Sun, MD, is a leader in the field of pediatric neurosurgery. He can discuss disorders of the central nervous system and surgical treatment.

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