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    Dr RK Sabharwal is a Senior Consultant Child Neurology and Epilepsy at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. His area of interests are child neurology, epilepsy and other neuromuscular disorders.

Questions Answered by me

Cysticercus of the brain is a very common condition in our country. Patients develop symptoms when the tapeworm cyst starts dying or degenerating...

Answered on : 26 Feb 2007

Gelastic seizures are difficult seizures to control and generally arise due to pathology in the temporal lobes or in case of hypothalamic...

Answered on : 26 Feb 2007

What your child suffered was a stroke due to blockage of the deeper arteries of the brain that supply a collection of cells called the basal...

Answered on : 02 Feb 2007

The BERA (Brainstem Auditory Evoked Responses) test is performed in children who have suffered meningitis to check for hearing loss, which can...

Answered on : 20 Jan 2007

The phenomenon of jerks occurring during sleep is common in children. The fact that the jerks occur only during sleep makes it likely that they...

Answered on : 17 Jan 2007

The presence of atrophy of the left parietal and occipital areas indicates that he probably suffered a disrupted blood supply to those areas, most...

Answered on : 06 Jan 2007

AVMs of the brain are a bunch of tangled abnormal blood vessels which may create problems in the following ways: bleeding, a progressive loss of...

Answered on : 27 Dec 2006

Your son had an event that could be a seizure, a fainting spell or syncope.
Since these events don't happen in front of a doctor, the...

Answered on : 11 Aug 2006

Dystonia is a common movement disorder in children. It has many causes such as those related to birth injuries (hypoxic - ischaemic brain injury,...

Answered on : 05 Aug 2006

Choreiform movements are involuntary, dancing, brief, rapid and sudden movements, which vary in intensity and severity. If mild, they can be...

Answered on : 25 Jul 2006
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