Pediatric neurological disorder and present nuclear detonation: a hot issue

Viroj Wiwanitkit
2011 Acta neurologica Taiwanica  
It is no doubt for the health effect of the radiation from the nuclear detonation from the destroyed nuclear power plant. Due to the present crisis in Japan, the public health concern on this issue should be raised. In pediatric neurology, there are some interesting reports on pediatric neurological disorder and its relationship to leaked radiation. In this specific brief article, the author hereby discusses on the nuclear detonation and pediatric neurological disorder. Although there are some
more » ... ugh there are some reports on the increased incidence of some pediatric neurological malignancies and congenital neurological anomalies there is no confirmed evidence. Effect on cognitive function is still controversial. The induction of abnormal electroencephalography is also mentioned. The observation on the effect of present crisis in pediatric neurology can provide more information and help better understand this topic.
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