Pediatric neurosurgical disease

M. S. Dias, V. Li

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The most common, primary referrals to a pediatric neurosurgeon's office are the evaluation and management of the child with a large head (to rule out hydrocephalus and other space occupying lesions) a misshapen head (to rule out various forms of craniosynostosis), or some form of congenital spinal abnormality (spinal dysraphism). The authors discuss the pathogenesis and clinical features of these disorders, provide a framework for diagnostic evaluation and referral, and discuss the various treatment options available for each.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1539-1578
Number of pages40
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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