Petit Mal or Absence
Pediatrician Wendy Mitchell, MD Neurology, explains the signs and symptoms of petit mal or absence in children and how doctors test for these
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Wendy Mitchell, MD
Pediatrician, Neurology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Wendy Mitchell, MD, is Professor of Clinical Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. She is acting Division Head of Neurology at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, where she has practiced for over 30 years. She is a native of Los Angeles. Her current research interests include cognitive and behavioral aspects of childhood epilepsy, clinical research in anticonvulsants, and a rare immune-mediated syndrome, opsoclonus-myoclonus (or dancing eyes syndrome). In her free time she enjoys scuba diving and yoga.