Differentiating Pediatric Movement Disorders: When to Reassure, When to Refer

Pediatric neurologist Mary Jeno, MD, starts by laying out useful parameters for navigating the nuances of odd motions – from eye fluttering to shuddering to hip thrusting – that worried parents report seeing in their babies, young children and teenagers. She discusses keys to distinguishing benign abnormalities from urgent and serious ones, offering tips on history taking as well as numerous educational resources for both providers and families. Spoiler tip: Ask the parents for a video!

Created by

UCSF Pediatrics

Related Presenters

Mary Jeno, MD

Mary Jeno, MD

Pediatric neurologist

View full profile