Category Neurology

Concussions

Often the first explanation / opinion a patient and family hear is the one that resonates the loudest and longest within their minds. This is why it is crucial that we give honest and well-informed perspectives. Recently, Dr. Elizabeth Weinstein…

Syncope

Syncope 15-25% of children experience at least one syncopal episode by young adulthood Heart Disease has been the attributed etiology in as high as 10-28% of these cases Historical features suggestive of Cardiac etiology (similar to adults): Onset with exertion…

Leukokoria – The White Pupil

· Leukokoria is seen in 50-60% of the patients with retinoblastoma· Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular malignancy in children, usually detected in the primary care clinic (which the ED often is now).· Median age of diagnosis: unilateral = 24 months; bilateral =…