What’s New in MedLink Neurology?

In the past 6 months, we have expanded and updated the MedLink Neurology library by adding 7 new Clinical Summaries and by updating 362 existing Clinical Summaries. To view these summaries, see the links on MedLink Neurology’s What’s New page.

The following new Clinical Summaries were added in the last 6 months:
Ambiguous paroxysmal events
Arteriovenous malformations of the brain
Hippocampal sclerosis of aging
Hyperkinetic seizures
Nodding syndrome
POLG-related disorders
Secondarily generalized absence seizures

The following Clinical Summaries were updated:
22q11.2 deletion syndrome
Abdominal migraine
Acromegaly and gigantism
Acupuncture
Acupuncture in headache treatment
Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
Acute necrotizing hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
Advanced sleep-wake phase disorder
Alcoholic myopathy
Alternative therapies
Alzheimer disease
Aminoacylase 1 deficiency
Amyloid myopathy
Anencephaly
Ankylosing spondylitis
Antibody-mediated epilepsies
Anticholinergics
Anticonvulsants
Apraxia
Arachnoid cyst
Arboviral encephalitis
Atlantoaxial dislocation
Atomoxetine
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss
Autonomic neuropathy: treatment
Azathioprine
Behcet disease
Benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood
Benign sleep myoclonus of infancy
Benign sleep myoclonus of infancy
Biotin holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency
Biotinidase deficiency
Blood-brain barrier
Brain death
Brain metastases: considerations for surgical and radiosurgical treatment
British anti-Lewisite
Brucellosis of the nervous system
Cancer pain
Carbon monoxide poisoning: neurologic aspects
Cardiac arrest: neurologic causes and complications
Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II deficiency
Cell therapy for neurologic disorders
Central alveolar hypoventilation
Central core disease
Cerebral ischemia: treatment with neurotrophic factors
Cerebral revascularization other than carotid endarterectomy
Cerebral toxoplasmosis
Cerebral vasospasm: treatment
Cerebral venous thrombosis in infants and children
Cerebro-oculo-facio-skeletal syndrome
Cerebrovascular complications of cancer
Cervical disc disease
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
Chediak-Higashi syndrome
Chelation therapy
Childhood absence epilepsy
Childhood migraine
Chiropractic manipulation: neurologic complications
Chorea
Chronic pain
Circadian rhythm sleep disorder: non-24-hour sleep-wake disorder
Citalopram
Clinical evaluation of peripheral neuropathies
Clopidogrel
Combined third, fourth, and sixth nerve palsies
Common retinopathies
Congenital lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection
Congenital muscular dystrophies
Congenital muscular dystrophy: merosin deficient form
Congenital opioid syndrome
Congenital toxoplasmosis
Craniopharyngioma
Critical illness myopathy and polyneuropathy
Crohn disease: neurologic manifestations
Decompression sickness: neurologic complications
Delayed sleep-wake phase disorder
Dementia in Parkinson disease
Depression after stroke
Dermoid and epidermoid tumors
Desmin body myofibrillar myopathy
Diabetic neuropathies
Dimethyl fumarate
Disorders of articulation
Drug delivery to the central nervous system
Drug-induced aseptic meningitis
Drug-induced cerebrovascular disease
Drug-induced delirium
Drug-induced dementia
Drug-induced memory disturbance
Drug-induced myopathies
Drug-induced neurologic disorders
Drug-induced sleep disorders
Drug-induced syncope
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Duloxetine
Dysarthria
Dysphagia
Dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum
Electrical injuries: neurologic complications
Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
Encephalitis lethargica
Endocrine neuroimmunology
Entacapone
Epidemiology of headache
Epidural anesthesia
Epidural hematoma
Epilepsia partialis continua of Kozhevnikov
Epilepsy
Epilepsy: treatment in developing countries
Epileptic encephalopathy with continuous spike-and-wave during sleep
Essential tremor
Ethylmalonic encephalopathy and SCAD deficiency
Executive dysfunction
Extrasylvian aphasias
Eyelid myoclonia
Farber disease
Fatigue in multiple sclerosis
Fejerman syndrome
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Fingolimod
Fluoxetine
Focal clonic seizures
Fucosidosis
GABA-transaminase deficiency
Gene therapy
Gene therapy of cerebrovascular disease
Gene therapy of glioblastoma multiforme
Gene therapy of muscular dystrophy
Gene therapy of neurodegenerative disorders
Gene therapy of neurogenetic disorders
Genital herpes: neurologic complications
Glatiramer acetate
Head trauma: neurobehavioral aspects
Headache associated with illicit drug use
Headache associated with intracranial infection
Headache associated with ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Headache in transplant patients
Hemangioblastoma
Hemiclonic seizures
Hemifacial spasm
Hepatic encephalopathy
Hepatorenal tyrosinemia
Hiccups
HMG-CoA lyase deficiency
Holoprosencephaly
Homocystinuria due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency
Hyperbaric oxygenation for the treatment of stroke
Hypercoagulable states and cerebrovascular disease
Hypopituitarism
Idiopathic childhood occipital epilepsy of Gastaut
Inclusion-body myositis
Indomethacin-responsive headache syndromes
Infant botulism
Infliximab
Intellectual disability
Intracranial epidural abscess
Intracranial nongerminoma germ cell tumors
Intracranial subdural empyema
Intramedullary spinal cord metastatic tumors
Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring
Ion channels and neurologic disorders
Isolated beta-methylcrotonyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency
Isovaleric acidemia
Jet lag disorder
Kallmann syndrome
Klippel-Feil syndrome
Lacunar infarction
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Leptospirosis
Leukodystrophies
Levodopa-related dyskinesias and motor fluctuations
Lipomas
Lissencephaly
Long-chain fatty acid oxidation defects
Lumbar disc disease
Lyme disease
Lyme disease: controversial issues
Malignant astrocytomas
Malignant hyperthermia
Median neuropathy
Memantine
Memory loss
Mental status examination
Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis
Methylphenidate
Mevalonate kinase deficiency
Migraine and epilepsy
Migraine: psychiatric comorbidities
Migrainous infarction
Modafinil
Molecular diagnosis of brain tumors
Molecular diagnosis of CNS infections
Molecular diagnosis of neurogenetic disorders
Molecular diagnosis of neurologic disorders
Mountain sickness: neurologic aspects
Movement disorders associated with infection
Multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
Multiple cranial neuropathies
Multiple system atrophy
Myoadenylate deaminase deficiency
Myoclonic absences
Myoclonic seizures
Myoclonus
Myoclonus epilepsy with ragged-red fibers
Myopathies associated with thyroid disease
Myotonic muscular dystrophy (neonatal)
Nausea and vomiting
Neonatal white matter injury
Neuroacanthocytosis
Neurocardiogenic syncope
Neurochemical and functional imaging of movement disorders
Neurocysticercosis
Neurodegenerative disorders: treatment with neurotrophic factors
Neurogastroenterology
Neurologic disorders of aging
Neuropathic pain: treatment
Neuroproteomics
Neurotrophic factors
Neurotrophic factors for treatment of neurotrauma
Neurovascular injuries
Nimodipine
Nonketotic hyperglycinemia
Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage
Norrie disease
Nutrition and the brain
Nystagmus
Oligodendroglioma and oligoastrocytoma
Oral-facial-digital syndromes
Oxcarbazepine
Paget disease of bone: neurologic complications
Pain
Paradoxical insomnia
Paroxysmal hemicrania
Pathologic laughter: neurologic aspects
Pemoline
Perampanel
Peripheral nerve injuries
Peripheral neuropathies: treatment with neurotrophic factors
Periventricular nodular heterotopia
Peroneal neuropathy
Pituitary adenoma
Pituitary apoplexy
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
POEMS syndrome
Polymyositis and fasciitis
Polyneuropathy associated with antisulfatide antibodies
Posttraumatic sleep disturbance
Potter sequence
Pregnancy and stroke
Pregnancy: neuromuscular complications
Presurgical embolization of tumors of the brain, head and neck, and spinal cord
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
Progressive supranuclear palsy: cognitive and behavioral changes
Propionyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency
Pseudotumor cerebri syndrome
Psychogenic seizures
Psychophysiological insomnia
Pupillary abnormalities
Pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy
Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency
Rabies
Radial neuropathy
Radiation myelopathy
Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder
Rasagiline
Rasmussen syndrome
Recurrent hypersomnia
Recurrent meningitis
Reducing body myopathy
Reflex anoxic seizures
Regeneration and repair in the CNS
Rhinosinus-related headache
Rhombencephalosynapsis
Riluzole
Rivastigmine
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Ropinirole
Rostral brainstem and thalamic infarctions
Rotigotine
Sacral agenesis
Sarcoid neuropathy
Selegiline
Sensory ganglionitis
Sensory neuropathies associated with anti-GD1b ganglioside antibodies
Septo-optic-pituitary dysplasia complex
Serotonin syndrome
Shift-work sleep disorder
SIADH
Sleep and alcohol use and abuse
Sleep and cardiac disorders
Sleep and chronic pulmonary disorders
Sleep and depression
Sleep and parkinsonism
Sleep disorders in women
Sleep paralysis
Sleep-related laryngospasm
Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder
Sotos syndrome
Spasmodic dysphonia
Spinal astrocytoma
Spinal subdural empyema
Sports activities: neurologic complications
SSRIs
Statistics for neurologists
Stereotactic neurosurgery
Stereotactic radiosurgery
Stereotypies
Stiff-person syndrome
Stroke associated with drug abuse
Stroke associated with sickle cell disease
Stroke in young adults
Stroke: supportive care
Subcortical laminar heterotopia
Subcortical vascular cognitive impairment
Succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency
Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome
Susac syndrome
Sydenham chorea
Syncope
Syringomyelia
Takayasu arteritis
Temporal arteritis
Thalamic hemorrhage
Theory of mind
Thyrotoxicosis
Tibial nerve injuries
Tizanidine
Topiramate
Transcranial magnetic stimulation
Transient global amnesia
Transient visual loss
Traumatic cranial neuropathy
Traumatic intracerebral hemorrhage
Triptans
Tuberculosis of the CNS
Turcot syndrome
Typical absences
Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow
Unusual retinopathies
Uremic neuropathy
Vaccines for neurologic disorders
Vagus nerve stimulation
Varicella-zoster virus infections of the nervous system
Vascular cognitive impairment
Vasculitic neuropathies
Vein of Galen malformations
Vestibular migraine
Viral hemorrhagic fevers: neurologic complications
Visual agnosias
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Vitamin D in neurologic disorders
Vitamin E in neurologic disorders
Walker-Warburg syndrome
Wolman disease
X-linked myotubular myopathy
Yunis-Varon syndrome
Ziconotide
Zonisamide

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