What’s New in MedLink Neurology?

Since October 2012, we have expanded and updated the MedLink Neurology library by adding 16 new Clinical Summaries and by updating 353 existing Clinical Summaries.

The following new clinical summaries were added in the last 6 months:

Asymmetric tonic seizures
Cerebral folate deficiency
CLIPPERS: chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids
Endovascular management of fusiform cerebral aneurysms
Ezogabine (retigabine)
Folic acid deficiency
Generalized onset tonic seizures
Hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy syndrome
Leukodystrophies
Multiple sclerosis: biological differences in children and adults
New daily persistent headache
Nonlysosomal muscle glycogenoses
Presurgical embolization of tumors of the brain, head and neck, and spinal cord
Propofol
Tonic status epilepticus
Vitamin D in neurologic disorders

The following clinical summaries were updated:

Absence status epilepticus
Acalculia
Achondroplasia
Acute autonomic neuropathies
Acute drug-induced movement disorders
Acute traumatic spinal cord injury
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Advanced Parkinson disease
Aicardi syndrome
Akathisia
Alcohol withdrawal seizures
Alexander disease
Alexia
Alexia without agraphia
Alteplase
Alzheimer disease
Amblyopia
Amiodarone neuropathy
Angelman syndrome
Anterior cerebral artery stroke syndromes
Antibody-mediated epilepsies
Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase deficiency
Arsenic neuropathy
Atomoxetine
Atypical absence seizures
Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Autism spectrum disorders
Back pain
Basal ganglia hemorrhage
Basilar impression
Batten disease
Bell palsy
Benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
Benign familial neonatal seizures
Benign neonatal seizures
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
Benzodiazepines
Blepharospasm
Botulinum toxin treatment of neurologic disorders
Brachial plexus injuries
Brain metastases: considerations for surgical and radiosurgical treatment
Brainstem gliomas in adults
Brainstem hemorrhage
Carbamazepine
Cardiovascular procedures: neurologic complications
Carotid-cavernous fistulas
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Cavernous malformations
Central neuropathic pain
Cephaloceles
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy
Cerebral hypotonia
Cerebral venous thrombosis
Cerebrovascular complications of cancer
Cervical dystonia
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: CMT2, CMT4, and others
Chediak-Higashi syndrome
Chemotherapy-induced neuropathies
Child maltreatment
Childhood ataxia with central nervous system hypomyelination
Chordoma
Chorea
Chronic daily headache
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
Chronic subdural hematoma
Churg-Strauss syndrome
Clinical trials in neurology
Cluster headache
CNS listeriosis
Cockayne syndrome
Coenzyme Q10
Cogan syndrome
Colpocephaly
Complex regional pain syndrome
Congenital myasthenic syndromes
Congenital opioid syndrome
Congenital syphilis
Congenital toxoplasmosis
Convulsive syncope
Copper deficiency myeloneuropathy
Cortical auditory disorder
Corticosteroid myopathies
Cough headache
Craniopharyngioma
Dalfampridine
Dandy-Walker syndrome
Deep brain stimulation in movement disorders
Dementia with Lewy bodies
Developmental language disorder
Dihydroergotamine
Donepezil
Dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency
Down syndrome
Drug-induced disturbances of smell and taste
Drug-induced neuropathies
Drug-induced parkinsonism
Drug-induced seizures
EEG in encephalopathic conditions
EEG in epilepsy
Entacapone
Epilepsy
Epilepsy with generalized tonic clonic seizures alone
Epilepsy with myoclonic-atonic seizures
Epileptic encephalopathy with continuous spike-and-wave during sleep
Epstein-Barr virus infections of the nervous system
Essential tremor
Ethylmalonic encephalopathy and SCAD deficiency
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Extrasylvian aphasias
Eye-related headache
Failed back surgery syndrome
Familial focal epilepsy
Familial lateral temporal lobe epilepsy
Familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
Febrile seizures
Fever: neurologic causes and complications
Fisher syndrome and Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis: anti-GQ1b antibody syndrome
Fosphenytoin
Gabapentin
Galantamine
Gaucher disease
General anesthesia: neurologic complications
Genital herpes: neurologic complications
Glutaric aciduria
Gram-negative bacillary meningitis
Guillain-Barre syndrome in children
Gulf War syndrome
Headache associated with AIDS
Headache associated with intracranial infection
Headache associated with intracranial neoplasms
Headache disorders: functional neuroimaging
Headache in transplant patients
Heat stroke
Hemangioblastoma
Hemicrania continua
Hemiplegic migraine
Hereditary neuropathy with predisposition to pressure palsy
Hereditary spastic paraplegia
High-altitude periodic breathing
High-pressure neurologic syndrome
Homocystinuria due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency
Horizontal gaze palsy
Hyperammonemia not caused by liver failure
Hyperekplexia
Hyperhomocysteinemia
Hyperornithinemia
Hypersomnolence
Hyperventilation syndrome
Hypoglycemia
Hypothalamic hamartoma with gelastic seizures
Idiopathic torsion dystonia
Illicit drug use: neurologic complications
Impact of genomics on the practice of neurology
Inclusion-body myositis
Infective aneurysms
Infective endocarditis
Integration of diagnosis and therapeutics in the practice of neurology
Interferon beta 1a
Interferon beta 1b
Intracerebral hemorrhage due to thrombolytic therapy
Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring
Intrathecal administration of drugs
Intrathecal baclofen
Intravenous immune globulin
Isolated third nerve palsy
Isovaleric acidemia
Jacksonian seizures
Japanese encephalitis
Joubert syndrome
Juvenile absence epilepsy
Kennedy disease
Ketogenic diet in the treatment of epilepsy
Lacosamide
Lafora disease
Lamotrigine
Landau-Kleffner syndrome
Lathyrism, konzo, and tropical ataxic neuropathy
Leigh syndrome
Leptomeningeal metastasis
Levetiracetam
Levodopa
Lipomas
Lobar hemorrhage
Local anesthesia: neurologic complications
Long-chain fatty acid oxidation defects
Low-grade astrocytoma in adults
Lumbar spinal stenosis
Lumbosacral plexus injuries
Malaria
Malignant hyperthermia
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome
Migrating partial seizures of infancy
Mitoxantrone
Monoamine oxidase deficiency
Motor aspects of gait disorders
Motor control of movement disorders
Movement disorders associated with infection
Mucopolysaccharidoses
Multiple sclerosis: neurobehavioral aspects
Multiple sclerosis: treatment of its symptoms
Myasthenia gravis
Mycophenolate
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: neurologic complications
Myoclonic-atonic seizures
Myofascial pain syndrome
Myopathies associated with parathyroid disorders
Myotonic dystrophy
Narcolepsy
Natalizumab
Nemaline myopathy
Neonatal herpes encephalitis
Neonatal meningitis
Neonatal seizures
Nerve plexus metastases
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Neurologic disorders of aging
Neurologic disorders presenting with behavioral signs and symptoms
Neurologic disorders related to chemical and biological warfare agents
Neurolymphomatosis
Neuromyotonia and myokymia
Neuro-ophthalmology of movement disorders
Neuropathies associated with cytomegalovirus infection
Neuropathy associated with leprosy
Neuropharmacology
Neuroprotection for CNS disorders
Neurosarcoidosis
Neurosurgical management of chronic pain
Niemann-Pick disease type C
Niemann-Pick disease types A and B
Nightmares
Nondominant hereditary ataxias
Nonparalytic horizontal strabismus
Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage
Normal-pressure hydrocephalus
Nucleoside analogue neuropathies
Nutrition-related peripheral neuropathies
Ohtahara syndrome
Oligodendroglioma and oligoastrocytoma
Opsoclonus-myoclonus
Oromandibular dystonia
Osteogenesis imperfecta type II: cerebral dysgenesis
Panayiotopoulos syndrome
PANDAS
Papilledema
Paraneoplastic opsoclonus in adults
Paraneoplastic retinopathy
Paraneoplastic sensory neuronopathy
Paraneoplastic syndromes
Parasomnias
Paroxysmal dyskinesias
PEHO
Periodic limb movements
Periventricular nodular heterotopia
Pertussis encephalopathy
Phenylketonuria
Phenytoin
Pituitary adenoma
Pituitary aplasia and dysplasia
Pontocerebellar hypoplasia
Porphyria
Posttraumatic epilepsy
Posttraumatic movement disorders
Posttraumatic sleep disturbance
Prader-Willi syndrome
Pramipexole
Prednisone
Pregabalin
Primary carnitine transporter deficiency
Primary prevention of stroke
Primary reading epilepsy
Primidone
Progressive external ophthalmoplegia
Psychological headache
Pupillary abnormalities
Pyridostigmine
Pyridoxine deficiency and toxicity
Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy
Quality-of-life scales for neurologic diseases
Rasmussen syndrome
Rating scales of movement disorders
Reflex seizures
Renal failure: neurologic complications
Risperidone
Scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis
Seizures associated with eclampsia
Seizures of the posterior neocortex
Seizures presenting in childhood
Sequelae of treatments of CNS tumors
Sex hormones and the nervous system
Sexual dysfunction in patients with neurologic disorders
Sialidosis
Single enzyme defects of peroxisomal beta-oxidation
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome
Sleep and dementia
Sleep and encephalopathy and mental retardation
Sleep and epilepsy
Sleep and headaches
Sleep and medical disorders
Sleep and mental disorders
Sleep and neuromuscular and spinal cord disorders
Sleep and stroke
Sleep terror
Sleep-related eating disorder
Sleep-related leg cramps
Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder
Sodium oxybate
Sotos syndrome
Spinal astrocytoma
Spinal subdural empyema
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3
Sporadic schwannomas and neurofibromas
Startle epilepsy
Stereotactic neurosurgery
Stereotactic radiosurgery
Stimulant-dependent sleep disorder
Stroke associated with myocardial infarction
Stroke in young adults
Stroke syndromes and their anatomic localization
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
Sumatriptan
SUNCT syndrome
Sydenham chorea
Syringomyelia
Tapentadol
Tardive dyskinesia
Tetanus
Thallium neuropathy
Thiamine deficiency
Thoracic disc prolapse
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Thyrotoxicosis
Tiagabine
TIAs (vertebrobasilar)
Tick paralysis
Tolcapone
Tourette syndrome
Traumatic intracerebral hemorrhage
Unruptured cerebral aneurysms
Unverricht-Lundborg disease
Valproic acid
Vascular disorders of the spinal cord
Vertical gaze palsy
Vestibular schwannoma
Vigabatrin
Visual agnosias
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
Von Hippel-Lindau disease
West syndrome
Whipple disease
X-linked cardioskeletal myopathy with neutropenia
X-linked hydrocephalus

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