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Pediatric Neurosurgery 2023, Vol. 58, No. 2

Research Article

Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (2): 67–79.

Novel Insights from Clinical Practice

Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (2): 80–88.
Established Facts

  • Surgery for lesional epilepsy is well accepted and has a high rate of seizure reduction or freedom.

  • Epilepsy can be associated with behavioral changes, either due to the underlying lesion or repetitive overstimulation of the epileptogenic circuits.

Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (2): 89–96.
Established Facts

  • HHV-6 is ubiquitous and can acutely manifest with generalized symptoms of fever, irritability, rash, and lymphadenopathy, but has a predilection for the CNS like other human herpes viruses.

  • Viral infection is well documented in the literature, particularly in the immunocompromised host.

  • Postoperative fever in pediatric patients after tumor resection can be attributed to fastidious difficult-to-grow Propionibacterium or post-craniotomy inflammatory processes and treated with a course of steroids.

Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (2): 97–104.
Established Facts

  • Multiple neural tube defects are a rare congenital anomaly characterized by the presence of more than one defect within the child’s spine.

  • Most of the cases reported in the literature presented with a single defect.

Technical Note

Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (2): 105–113.

Images in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (2): 114–116.
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