Neurology

Neurology is a branch of medical science that examines diseases of the brain, brainstem, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system in general, and includes treatment practices other than diagnosis and surgery. Neurology has ceased to be a closed and limited branch in time, it has been divided into sub-disciplines that require specialization such as epilepsy, movement disorders, cerebrovascular diseases, dementia, sleep disorders. In addition, while it was dealt with mental diseases in the 19th century, psychiatry was separate from the 20th century. divided into a branch. In addition to a serious laboratory background in all these areas, it is seen that a multidisciplinary relationship with many other medical fields has become permanent.

Neurology physicians (neurologists); They work in cooperation with branches such as brain and neurosurgery (neurosurgery), psychiatry, psychology, ophthalmology, and physical therapy. Diagnostic methods used include MRI, EEG and EMG.

Diseases that fall into the treatment areas;

  1. Cerebrovascular diseases
  •     Brain Hemorrhages
  •     Brain Vascular Obstructions

2.Epilepsy

3.Motion disorders

  •     Parkinson’s
  •     Essential Tremor
  •     Dyskinesia
  •     Dystonia
  •     Restless Leg Syndrome
  1. Demyelinating diseases
  •     Multiple Sclerosis
  •     Transverse myelitis
  1. Peripheral nerve diseases
  •     Neuropathies
  •     Guillen Barre Syndrome

6.Muscular and neuromuscular junction diseases

  •     Myopathies
  •     Myasthenia Gravis

7.Head, neck and waist pains

  •     Vascular
  •     Voltage
  •     Cervicogenic Headaches
  •     Neuralgias

8.Dementia syndromes

  •     Delirium
  •     Encephalitis
  •     Dementia
  1. Systemic and metabolic neurology diseases
  •     Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  1. Non-traumatic diseases of the spinal cord
  •     Spondylotic Myelopathy
  •     Myelitis
  •     Spinal Cord Tumors
  •     Subacute Combined Degeneration
  1. Speech disorders
  •     Aphasia