Poovathinal A Suresh

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The authors report three children who exhibited developmental learning disabilities (DLDs) associated with behavioral disturbances, such as attention deficit, hyperactivity, and autistic features. The thyroid function tests performed as a part of routine endocrinologic evaluation of children with DLDs revealed a hormonal profile consistent with(More)
Congenital suprabulbar palsy is clinically characterized by problems of feeding, swallowing, drooling, and dysarthria. Epilepsy, delayed motor, cognitive, and language development, as well as learning disabilities may co-exist. Aetiology of the syndrome is diverse, yet studies often attribute it to specific entities. We report on nine patients (seven males,(More)
The symptom complex of finger anomia, right-left disorientation, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia constitutes Gerstmann's syndrome. It is mostly described in adults and is caused by acquired lesions of the dominant parietal lobe. It is infrequently described in children with learning disabilities and has been designated developmental Gerstmann's syndrome.(More)
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