Chapter 155. Neonatal Neurology

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief3,4,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head5,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head6 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director7,8
  1. Mary Payne MD Assistant Professor1 and
  2. Ann Tilton MD Section Chair Professor of Neurology2

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch155

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Payne, M. and Tilton, A. (2009) Neonatal Neurology, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch155

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 4

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 5

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 6

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 7

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 8

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, USA

  2. 2

    Child Neurology and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Children's Hospital of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008



  • neonatal neurology;
  • hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy;
  • periventricular and intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH);
  • sequelae of hypoxic-ischemic injury - determined by extent and area of ischemia;
  • IVH, frequently accompanied by global hypoxicischemic injury and periventricular leukomalacia;
  • infections, occurring in prenatal, perinatal or postnatal period;
  • herpes, listeria, escherichia coli, group B streptococcus (GBS);
  • inborn errors of metabolism;
  • hyperbilirubinemia, in hemolytic disease and from inherited defects of conjugation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

  • Intraventricular hemorrhage

  • Infection

  • Inborn errors of metabolism

  • Seizures

  • Further reading