BPNA distance learning unit 9 - Metabolic, nutritional & systemic disease

Ultimately all conditions are metabolic. In this unit from the British Paediatric Neurology Association we will concentrate on those disorders determined by primary metabolic disorders, an increasing number of which have been elucidated genetically.
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We will learn how clinical acumen can increase the suspicion of a neurometabolic disorder. We shall consider the classification of these disorders and how that can help a rational approach to investigation. As usual we shall consider how information on these conditions, often complex can be relayed to the families involved.

  • Section 1 – Recognition of Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Section 2 – Inherited White Matter Disorders
  • Section 3 – Inherited Grey Matter Disorders
  • Section 4 – Movement Disorders
  • Section 5 – Acute encephalopathy in inborn errors of metabolism (IEM)
  • Section 6 – Metabolic and Genetic Treatments in Neurometabolic Disease
  • Section 7 – Neurological Complications of Systemic Disease