A Rare Case of Childhood Stroke

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    142 students

What you'll learn

Pediatric Stroke is relatively rare but can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. Children with strokes present and execute differently than adults and often present with unique risk factors will optimize outcomes in children. read more »»

Cases may still remain under- or misdiagnosed Despite an increased incidence of pediatric stroke. Clinical presentation will vary based on the child’s age, underlying systemic conditions, weight, and BMI. Risk factors for stroke in children are less common than in adults. Stroke is of different types like neurological, hemorrhagic, and ischemic. This presentation has a case of a child with a stroke, clinical features, challenges in diagnosis and management, and a lot more. Learn more about a rare case of stroke in a child in this presentation designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Budding Cardiologists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • People interested in exploring new technologies in Medicine

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A case of Pediatric stroke
  • Diagnosis and management
  • Challenges faced during management


Dr. Arun L Naik

MBBS, MS (AIIMS), Mch (AIIMS), Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of Neurosurgery


Dr. Arun L Naik was trained at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi where he worked for 7 years before moving to his native Bangalore.

He is practicing in the city for the last 20 years. He established and started Neurosurgery departments at some of the well-known centers in the city before joining Apollo Hospitals in 2013. He has the credit of starting Neuronavigation procedures for brain and spine diseases in 2001 in Bangalore for the first time in the country. He has a special interest in brain and spine endoscopy, complex spine surgery, stereotactic surgery, and pediatric neurosurgery. He has performed some of the very complex neurovascular surgeries like brain aneurysm clipping and Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) to his credit. He started spinal navigation guided fusion procedures for difficult spinal cases in the city. He has vast experience in operating on previously failed spinal problems. Dr. Naik routinely performs Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedures for various movement disorders. He has performed over 10,000 surgeries on the brain, spine, and nerves during his long career. He is a DNB teacher and has trained many DNB students. Many international Neurosurgery trainees come to Apollo Hospitals to get trained in advanced Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery by him. He is highly active in many local, national, and international neurosurgical societies and attends regular professional conferences to keep his knowledge of ever-expanding neurosciences up-to-date. He has successfully conducted many neurosurgery conferences and meetings for the benefit of peer group surgeons and practitioners. Dr. Naik has published many articles and papers in various national and international journals.

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