Neurology is the medical specialty that, together with neurosurgery, deals with diseases of the nervous system, both central and peripheral. Doctors specializing in this field are called neurologists.
In Spain, being a neurologist requires a degree in medicine and then specializing in neurology.
Neurology deals with neurological disorders, diseases that affect the central nervous system (brain, cerebellum and brainstem), peripheral nervous system (including the cranial nerves and autonomic nervous system. The most important diseases in these fields are:
Headaches such as migraine, tension headache, and cluster headache.
Epilepsy and seizures.
Neurodegenerative disorders, especially dementias including Alzheimer’s disease.
Bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections of the nervous system, such as encephalitis, meningitis, neuritis, brain abscesses, …
Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, chorea, hemibalism, tics, and Gilles de la Tourette’s disease.
Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system (such as multiple sclerosis) and of the peripheral nervous system (such as Guillain-Barré syndrome).
Spinal cord diseases: tumors, infections, trauma, malformations, …
Peripheral nerve and neuromuscular junction disorders.
Altered mental states.
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