Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program | Conditions We Treat

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Contact the Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program

  • 1-617-355-6388
  • International: +1-617-355-5209

In our Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, we provide comprehensive care for babies who experienced a brain injury or have a congenital neurological condition.

We care for children with a variety of conditions, including:

Conditions acquired in utero (before a child is born)—also called congenital (present at birth) conditions:

Brain malformations:

  • holoprosencephaly
  • schizencephaly
  • lissencephaly
  • pachygyria
  • polymicrogyria
  • periventricular nodular heterotopia
  • other migrational disorders
  • focal cortical dysplasias
  • Chiari malformations, types I and II (spina bifida)
  • agenesis or dysgenesis of the corpus callosum
  • Dandy-Walker malformation and other malformations of the posterior fossa
  • congenital hydrocephalus, e.g., due toaqueductal stenosis

Congenital infections:

Conditions acquired by newborns and young infants:


Neurological symptoms or signs in newborns or young infants:

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For Patients: 617-355-6000
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