ADA-friendly PDF: Pediatric NeuroNews Fall 2013

Pediatric NeuroNews Fall 2013

Articles in This Issue


  • Ketogenic Diet for the Youngest Patients
    Many specialists and parents don't realize that the high-fat, moderate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet can be used to treat seizures in toddlers and even infants just a few months old.

Spinal Tumors

  • After a Spinal Tumor, Getting Back into the Game
    When told he might never walk again, a young man chose Johns Hopkins for treatment of his intramedullary spinal cord ependymoma.

Cerebrovascular Disorders

  • Striking Strokes in Moyamoya Patients
    A rare condition that causes brain arteries to thicken and constrict, moyamoya disease responds well to surgery.


  • Treating Headaches in the Youngest Patients
    The Johns Hopkins Pediatric Headache Clinic is one of only a few in country dedicated to helping children with debilitating head pain.