Pediatric NeuroLogic Examination Videos and Descriptions: A Neurodevelopmental Approach
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A
 
ankle clonus
3 Months > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
 
anterior fontanelle
6 Months > Head Examination
 
anterior propping
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Lateral Propping
 
Arm Recoil
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Arm Recoil
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Arm Recoil
 
Arm Traction
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Arm Traction
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Arm Traction
 
asymmetric lateral propping
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Lateral Propping
 
asymmetric Moro
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Moro
 
asymmetric tonic neck
3 Months > Positions - Supine
3 Months > Primitive Reflexes - Asymmetric Tonic Neck
 
 

 

 

 


B
 
Babinski sign
Newborn > Normal > Reflexes - Plantar Reflex
 
Beads in the Cup
12 Months > Motor/Coordination - Beads in the Cup
18 Months > Fine Motor/Coordination - Beads in Cup
 
Behavior
Newborn > Normal > Behavior
Newborn > Abnormal > Behavior
3 Months > Behavior
6 Months > Behavior
12 Months > Behavior - Shy
12 Months > Behavior - Social and Language
 
Block Tower
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Block Tower
 
Blocks in Cup
18 Months > Fine Motor/Coordination - Blocks in Cup
 
brachycephaly
6 Months > Head Examination
 
Brain Growth
Developmental Anatomy > Brain Growth
 
 

 

 

 


C
 
central or cerebral hypotonia
Newborn > Normal > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
 
Coordination
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Puppets
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Measuring Tape
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Block Tower
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Drawing
 
Cranial Nerves 9 and 10 function
Newborn > Normal > Cranial Nerves
 
craniocynostosis
6 Months > Head Examination
 
crawling
12 Months > Motor - Creeping
 
Creeping
12 Months > Motor - Creeping
 
crossed adductor
3 Months > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
 
cruise
12 Months > Motor/Gait - Stand, Walks with Support
 
 

 

 

 


D
 
Deep Tendon Reflexes
Newborn > Normal > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
Newborn > Abnormal > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
3 Months > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
6 Months > Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
12 Months > Motor/Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
18 Months > Motor/Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes/Plantar Reflex
2½ Years > Motor/Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
 
Developmental Milestones
Introduction > Developmental Milestones
 
Drawing (Scribbling)
18 Months > Fine Motor/Coordination - Drawing/Scribbling
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Drawing
 
dysmorphic features
Introduction > General Physical Examination
 
 

 

 

 


E
 
early handedness
12 Months > Motor/Coordination - Pincer Grasp
 
Erb's or brachial plexus palsy
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Arm Recoil
 
Establishing Relationship
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Establishing Relationship
 
Eye examination
Introduction > General Physical Examination
 
 

 

 

 


F
 
facial movement (Cranial Nerve 7)
Newborn > Normal > Cranial Nerves
 
fine pincer grasp
12 Months > Motor/Coordination - Pincer Grasp
 
Follows Commands
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Follows Commands
 
 

 

 

 


G
 
Gait
2½ Years > Motor/Gait - Walking, Running
 
Galant reflex (trunk incurvation)
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Galant
Newborn > Abnormal > Primitive Reflexes - Galant
3 Months > Primitive Reflexes - Galant
 
grasp reflex
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Grasp
Newborn > Abnormal > Primitive Reflexes - Grasp
 
 

 

 

 


H
 
habituation
Newborn > Normal > Behavior
 
Hand Movements
3 Months > Motor - Hand Movements
 
Hand Position
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Hand Position
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Hand Position
 
hand preference
6 Months > Motor - Hand
 
hand to hand
6 Months > Motor - Hand
 
handedness
12 Months > Motor/Coordination - Pincer Grasp
18 Months > Fine Motor/Coordination - Pincer Grasp and Handedness
 
Head Circumference
Introduction > Head Circumference
Newborn > Normal > Head Circumference
Newborn > Abnormal > Head Circumference
6 Months > Head Examination
12 Months > Head Circumference
 
Head Control
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Head Control
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Head Control
3 Months > Motor - Head and Trunk Control
 
Head Lag
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Head Lag
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Head Lag
 
Head Shape
Newborn > Normal > Head Shape and Sutures
Newborn > Abnormal > Head Shape and Sutures
 
Heel to Ear
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Heal to Ear
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Heal to Ear
 
high guard position
12 Months > Motor/Gait - Toddler's Gait
 
 

 

 

 


I
 
independent sitting
6 Months > Motor - Sitting
 
 

 

 

 


J
 
There are no terms for this letter.
 
 

 

 

 


K
 
key principles of neurodevelopment
Introduction > Key Principles
 
kick a ball
2½ Years > Motor - Kicking and Throwing a Ball
 
 

 

 

 


L
 
Landau
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Landau
 
Lateral Propping
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Lateral Propping
 
Leg Recoil
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Leg Recoil
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Leg Recoil
 
Leg Traction
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Leg Traction
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Leg Traction
 
low guard position
12 Months > Motor/Gait - Toddler's Gait
18 Months > Motor - Walking
 
Lower Extremity Tone
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Lower Extremity Tone
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Lower Extremity Tone
3 Months > Motor - Lower Extremity Tone
 
 

 

 

 


M
 
macrocephaly
Introduction > Head Circumference
 
Measuring Tape
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Measuring Tape
also see Head Circumference
 
microcephaly
Introduction > Head Circumference
 
Moro reflex
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Moro
Newborn > Abnormal > Primitive Reflexes - Moro
3 Months > Primitive Reflexes - Moro
 
Myelination
Developmental Anatomy > Myelination
 
 

 

 

 


N
 
Naming Body Parts
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Pointing to and Naming Body Parts
 
Naming Pictures
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Names Pictures
 
Neck Tone
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Neck Tone
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Neck Tone
 
neural tube closure
Developmental Anatomy > Major Events in Brain Development
 
Neuronal Growth and Organization
Developmental Anatomy > Neuronal Growth and Organization
 
neuronal proliferation
Developmental Anatomy > Major Events in Brain Development
 
 

 

 

 


O
 
OFC (occipital-frontal circumference)
Newborn > Normal > Head Circumference
 
 

 

 

 


P
 
palmer grasp reflex
3 Months > Primitive Reflexes - Grasp
 
Parachute
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Parachute
12 Months > Motor/Postural Reflexes - Parachute
 
Pincer Grasp
12 Months > Motor/Coordination - Pincer Grasp
18 Months > Fine Motor/Coordination - Pincer Grasp and Handedness
 
Plantar Reflex
Newborn > Normal > Reflexes - Plantar Reflex
Newborn > Abnormal > Reflexes - Plantar Reflex
3 Months > Reflexes - Plantar Reflex
6 Months > Reflexes - Plantar Reflex
12 Months > Motor/Reflexes - Plantar Reflex
18 Months > Motor/Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes/Plantar Reflex
 
point to body parts
18 Months > Behavior/Mental Status - Points to Body Parts
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Pointing to and Naming Body Parts
 
Points to Pictures
18 Months > Behavior/Mental Status - Points to Pictures
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Points to Pictures
 
Popliteal Angle
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Popliteal Angle
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Popliteal Angle
 
Positions - Prone
see prone position
 
Positions - Supine
see supine position
 
Positive Support Reflex
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Positive Support Reflex
 
posterior fontanelle
6 Months > Head Examination
 
postural reflexes
Introduction > Key Principles
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Positive Support Reflex
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Landau
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Lateral Propping
6 Months > Postural Reflexes - Parachute
12 Months > Motor/Postural Reflexes - Parachute
 
primitive reflexes
Introduction > Key Principles
6 Months > Primitive Reflexes
 
prone position
Newborn > Normal > Positions - Prone
Newborn > Abnormal > Positions - Prone
3 Months > Positions - Prone
6 Months > Position - Prone
 
prosencephalization
Developmental Anatomy > Major Events in Brain Development
 
pull to a stand
12 Months > Motor/Gait - Stand, Walks with Support
 
Puppets
2½ Years > Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Puppets
 
 

 

 

 


Q
 
There are no terms for this letter.
 
 

 

 

 


R
 
reflex hammer
12 Months > Motor/Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
18 Months > Motor/Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes/Plantar Reflex
 
Response to Questions
2½ Years > Behavior/Mental Status - Response to Questions
 
Resting Posture
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Resting Posture
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Resting Posture
 
root reflex
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Suck, Root
Newborn > Abnormal > Primitive Reflexes - Suck, Root
3 Months > Primitive Reflexes - Root
 
Running
2½ Years > Motor/Gait - Walking, Running
 
 

 

 

 


S
 
saccadic eye movements
6 Months > Cranial Nerves
 
scaphocephaly
6 Months > Head Examination
 
Scarf Sign
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Scarf Sign
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Scarf Sign
 
Screening Tools
Introduction > Screening Tools
 
Shy
12 Months > Behavior - Shy
 
Skin search
Introduction > General Physical Examination
 
Social and Language
12 Months > Behavior - Social and Language
18 Months > Behavior/Mental Status - Wants
 
Somatic Growth
Introduction > General Physical Examination
 
Stacking Blocks
18 Months > Fine Motor/Coordination - Stacking Blocks
 
Stand
12 Months > Motor/Gait - Stand, Walks with Support
 
stepping or walking reflex
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Stepping
Newborn > Abnormal > Primitive Reflexes - Stepping
 
Stoop and Recover
12 Months > Motor - Stoop and Recover
 
suck reflex
Newborn > Normal > Primitive Reflexes - Suck, Root
Newborn > Abnormal > Primitive Reflexes - Suck, Root
 
supine position
3 Months > Positions - Supine
 
Sutures
Newborn > Normal > Head Shape and Sutures
Newborn > Abnormal > Head Shape and Sutures
 
 

 

 

 


T
 
test hearing
6 Months > Cranial Nerves
 
thumb-finger pincer grasp
6 Months > Motor - Hand
 
Throwing Ball
18 Months > Motor - Throwing Ball
2½ Years > Motor - Kicking and Throwing a Ball
 
Toddler's Gait
12 Months > Motor/Gait - Toddler's Gait
 
Tone
6 Months > Motor - Tone
18 Months > Motor - Tone
2½ Years > Motor - Tone
 
Tone - Hand Position
see Hand Position
 
Tone - Lower Extremity Tone
see Lower Extremity Tone
 
Tone - Resting Posture
see Resting Posture
 
Tone - Upper Extremity Tone
see Upper Extremity Tone
 
Traction
6 Months > Motor - Traction
 
transfer
6 Months > Motor - Hand
 
Transition in and out of Sitting
12 Months > Motor - Transition in and out of Sitting
 
trigonocephaly
6 Months > Head Examination
 
Trunk Control
3 Months > Motor - Head and Trunk Control
 
 

 

 

 


U
 
ulner or palmer grasp
6 Months > Motor - Hand
 
Understanding
18 Months > Behavior/Mental Status - Understanding
 
Upper Extremity Tone
Newborn > Normal > Tone - Upper Extremity Tone
Newborn > Abnormal > Tone - Upper Extremity Tone
3 Months > Tone - Upper Extremity Tone
 
 

 

 

 


V
 
Ventral Suspension
Newborn > Normal > Positions - Ventral Suspension
Newborn > Abnormal > Positions - Ventral Suspension
3 Months > Positions - Ventral Suspension
 
Vertical Suspension
Newborn > Normal > Positions - Vertical Suspension
Newborn > Abnormal > Positions - Vertical Suspension
3 Months > Positions - Vertical Suspension
 
vestibulo-ocular reflex (doll's eyes maneuver)
Newborn > Normal > Cranial Nerves
3 Months > Cranial Nerves
 
visual fields
6 Months > Cranial Nerves
 
visually track
6 Months > Cranial Nerves
 
vocabulary
18 Months > Behavior/Mental Status - Wants
 
 

 

 

 


W
 
walk
12 Months > Motor - Stoop and Recover
18 Months > Motor - Walking
2½ Years > Motor/Gait - Walking, Running
 
whole hand grasp
6 Months > Motor - Hand
 
 

 

 

 


X
 
There are no terms for this letter.
 
 

 

 

 


Y
 
There are no terms for this letter.
 
 

 

 

 


Z
 
There are no terms for this letter.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 



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