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Common Neurology Terms

Physicians who specialize in neurology complete a few years of additional education after medical school to become experts in their field. Below are seven common words to be familiar with when using a neurologist.

  • Neurology – A branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the brain and nervous system. Physicians that specialize in neurology are called neurologists. Neurologists diagnose and treat genetic disorders and infectious diseases that affect the nervous system.
  • Radiology – A department of medicine that uses imaging to help doctors diagnose problems within the human body. Neurologists use radiology tests like CT scans, PET scans, and MRI scans to diagnose patients.
  • Dermatology – A branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing and treating skin conditions. A doctor that has studied dermatology addresses skin problems, from acne to skin cancer. Some neurological disorders can cause dermatological symptoms.
  • Dementia – A severe loss of cognitive function resulting in impaired attention, memory, complex reasoning skills, and language skills. Dementia typically affects older people but can have an early onset.
  • Epilepsy – A neurological disorder that causes recurrent seizures. There is no cure for epilepsy but it can be controlled with medication or surgery.
  • ALS – A neurological disease, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, that results in the degeneration of neurons in the brain, brain stem, and spinal cord. ALS is characterized by symptoms like muscle weakness and twitching.
  • Multiple Sclerosis – A disorder that causes a person’s immune system to attack nervous system cells, interfering with communication between brain cells. Multiple sclerosis has a wide variety of possible symptoms, which can make it difficult to diagnose.
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    Urology Group of Paducah, P.S.C.
    2603 Kentucky Ave Ste 102, Paducah, KY 42003
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    (270) 442-3539
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    Bhargava A Trivedi MD
    305 W Jackson St Ste 102, Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 351-4972
    Si Neurology & Sleep Medicine LLC
    305 W Jackson St Ste 300, Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 549-6378
    Trinity Neuroscience Institute
    305 W Jackson St Ste 103, Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 351-4972
    Neurology & Arthritis Clinic
    714 E Walnut St, Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 549-1727
    Lori M Guyton MD
    3301 Logan Dr, Herrin, IL 62948
    (618) 993-0444
    Neurology of Southern Illinois LTD
    3301 Logan Dr, Herrin, IL 62948
    (618) 993-0444
    Southeast Neurology
    1723 Broadway St Ste 210, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 331-7840
    Cape Neurological Surgeons PC
    3095 Lexington Ave Ste 600, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 334-9933
    Southeast Neurology
    63 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 334-4110
    Cape Neurology Specialist
    3004 Gordonville Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 332-1972
    Neurologic Associates of Cape Girardeau Inc
    3004 Gordonville Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 651-3188
    Neurologic Associates of Cape Girardeau Inc
    3250 Gordonville Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 651-3188
    Sleep & Neurology Center of Southern Illinois LLC
    13 Cusumano Professional Plaza Dr, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 436-6203
    Mount Vernon Neurology
    2605 Main St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 242-7350

    Neurology is the field of medicine that deals with the nervous system. There are many diseases and disorders that neurologists must diagnose and treat as part of their practice. A physician in this type of medical practice will treat patients who suffer from dementia and Parkinson's disease. Lou Gehrig's Disease and ALS also affect the nervous system. Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive autoimmune disease that also affects the CNS. A patient suffering from a stroke or a seizure due to epilepsy will require the care of a doctor of neurology. An Ekg or MRI are two types of scanning procedures that help physicians pinpoint problems in the brain. These can be the result of a tumor. Radiology helps neurologist determine the cause of disease. This form of treatment seeks to interpret images of the body. It can be used in conjunction with cardiology or dermatology as well as oncology. Any damage to the nerves will require a doctors care. There can be a number of reasons for this type of condition. Genetics can play a role. A serious accident may cause trauma and injury to the body and affect the nervous system. Depending on the severity of the injury or disease, these types of afflictions may require a stay in the hospital. A specialist in internal medicine will be able to recommend a course of treatment which can be discussed with family members. A specialist in dermatology or radiology may also be consulted. Patients suffering from dementia will also require clinical treatment.
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