How to use Neurologic in a sentence
Other drugs, notably the tricyclic antidepressants and anti-epileptic agents, such as gabapentin, have been used to relieve pain, particularly neurologic pain, but are not routinely classified as analgesics.
Children who had seizures due to the vaccine normally made a full recovery with no neurologic problems afterward.
Neurologic abnormalities resulting in poor coordination and an unsteady gait (ataxia).
This symptom results from neurologic abnormalities affecting the cerebellum that controls balance.
The most difficult time to diagnose A-T is during the period when neurologic symptoms start to appear (early childhood) and the typical telangiectasias have not yet appeared.Advertisement
Even within families, in which the specific genetic defect should be the same, some children have mostly neurologic problems while others have recurrent infections, and still others have neither neurologic problems nor recurrent infections.
Second, the onset of premature labor may be induced, in part, by complications that have already caused neurologic damage in the fetus.
Just as a stroke can occur in an adult and cause neurologic damage in an adult, so too can this type of event occur in the fetus.
The remaining 15 percent of CP cases are due to neurologic injury sustained after birth.
Functional MRI is being researched to image neurologic disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), delayed cognitive development, and epilepsy.Advertisement
It is important to note that animal and human studies have shown that neurologic and behavioral abnormalities can be present without characteristic facial features.
In general, the neurologic, behavioral, and emotional disorders become the most problematic for individuals.
A neurologic examination is not invasive and there are no risks or dangers associated with these tests.
There are no risks associated with initial neurologic assessment.
Narcolepsy is not a degenerative disease, however, and patients do not develop other neurologic symptoms.Advertisement
Treatment of underlying metabolic or neurologic diseases, when possible, may help relieve symptoms.
Outcomes include an increased risk of long-term neurologic and behavioral handicaps, possible intrauterine demise, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), and low body temperature (hypothermia).
In people with severe neurologic symptoms, fluid imbalances must be corrected without delay.
In newborns, the most common cause of cardiopulmonary arrest is respiratory failure caused by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), airway obstruction (usually from inhalation of a foreign body), sepsis, neurologic disease, or drowning.
Others are due to metabolic or neurologic disease.Advertisement
Many children with Lyme disease can develop neurologic symptoms within a few weeks following a tick bite.
Any child that develops a round, bull'seye skin rash, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, and/or neurologic symptoms as described above should see a doctor.
The decision was influenced by reports that LYMErix may be responsible for neurologic complications in vaccinated patients.
Unfortunately, in the 1990s, there has been some concern about serious neurologic side effects from the vaccine itself.
However, several carefully constructed research studies disproved the idea that the pertussis vaccine is the cause of neurologic damage.Advertisement
In some patients, permanent neurologic damage may remain, requiring physical or educational special services and equipment.
Persistent elevated levels of bilirubin in the body can place infants at risk of neurotoxicity or bilirubin-induced neurologic dysfunction (BIND).