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Neurological Conditions of any child require special treatment. You must take your child to the Pediatric Neurosurgeon to overcome children's neurological issues. Pediatric Neurosurgeon is also called pediatric nervous system surgeon, pediatric brain surgeon, children's brain surgeon, and children’s spinal cord surgeon.
A Pediatric Neurosurgeon treats children with disorders and diseases of the nervous system and brain. He also diagnoses and treats disorders of the nerves, muscles, spinal cord, and related blood vessels.
What Does Pediatric Neurosurgeon Do?
Pediatric neurosurgeons diagnose and treat many diseases, i.e., seizure diseases, brain tumors, head & spinal deformities, and many types of injuries. The pediatric neurosurgeon is also a specialist in the surgery on the spinal cord, back, neck, brain, and peripheral nerves to treat neurological issues in your child. A neurosurgeon also performs some physical tests, i.e., vital signs, assessing blood pressure, and the health of the brain and nervous system.
A neurosurgeon diagnoses and treats critical disorders and conditions that influence the nervous system and the brain. He evaluates a child’s medical record and familiarizes the child, parents, and family with the nervous system, brain health, and disorder prevention. He also treats, screens, and observes infections that raise the chance of severe brain and nervous system diseases, like a head injury.
When To See a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?
If you are seeing one of the following signs in your child, then you need to make an appointment to meet the pediatrician neurosurgeon:
– Ongoing headaches,
– Issues with memory, balance, coordination, speech, or muscle control
What To Expect From Pediatric Neurologists?
A Pediatric Neurologist performs the following tests to treat children with neurological conditions:
– General health and screening tests: Blood culture, spinal fluid analysis, urinalysis, complete blood count (CBC), chest X-ray, blood glucose (sugar) test, liver test, electrolyte tests, kidney function tests, and blood pressure screening.
– Imaging tests: Nuclear scans, carotid ultrasounds, Discography, X-rays, computed tomography(CT) scans, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Others: Electroencephalogram (EEG), Electromyogram (EMG), and nerve conduction study.
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