Brain and Nervous System
- Q How is thoracic outlet syndrome diagnosed?
One of the most important things to know about thoracic outlet syndrome is that it's very difficult to diagnose, since its symptoms are commonly mistaken for other conditions. During the exam, your doctor will look for any signs of nerve or blood vessel... Full Answer
- Q What can increase a child's risk to recurrent febrile seizures?
There are a few factors that appear to boost a child's risk of having recurrent febrile seizures. These include young age (less than 15 months) during the first seizure, frequent fevers, and immediate family members with a history of febrile seizures. If... Full Answer
- Q What is the prognosis for Reye’s syndrome?
Recovery from Reye's syndrome (RS) is directly related to the severity of the swelling of the brain. Some people recover completely, while others may sustain varying degrees of brain damage. Those cases in which the disorder progresses rapidly and... Full Answer