Juan C Jiménez-León

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Hydrocephalus is a huge burden, specially in the poor countries with a big proportion of sick children with this condition, against the countries with good sanitarian conditions. In Latinamerica the most common etiological factors of hydrocephalus are associated with bad prenatal controls, neonatal sepsis and consequent meningitis and ventriculitis. The(More)
INTRODUCTION The acronym PANDAS (Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus) describes the neuropsychiatric disorders resulting from an autoimmune response to an infection by streptococcus in children. AIMS The aim of this study was to clinically analyse 38 patients under the age of 16 with tics, Tourette syndrome (TS)(More)
INTRODUCTION Paediatric pseudotumour cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertension syndrome is rare in the paediatric age and presents with clinical features that differ from the clinical picture seen in adults. It is not a benign condition in children and, although sometimes used to identify this syndrome, the term 'benign intracranial hypertension' must(More)
INTRODUCTION In order to reduce intracerebral trauma in the diagnosis and treatment of intracranial lesions in children, neuroendoscopy is an important tool in current neurosurgery. Using this minimally invasive technique intraventricular objectives may be approached with little damage caused to adjacent structures. OBJECTIVES There are two aspects to(More)
INTRODUCTION The purpose of the present review was to analyse the comorbidity that exists between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and sleep disorders in children and adolescents, together with their clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment regimens. DEVELOPMENT ADHD and sleep disorders are a frequent cause of visits in(More)
Congenital malformations of the central nervous system are related to alterations in neural tube formation, including most of the neurosurgical management entities, dysraphism and craniosynostosis; alterations of neuronal proliferation; megalencefaly and microcephaly; abnormal neuronal migration, lissencephaly, pachygyria, schizencephaly, agenesis of the(More)
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