Dr. Kenton R. Holden M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities101 Gregor Mendel Cir Greenwood SC, 29646
Dr. Kenton Holden is a child neurologist practicing in Greenwood, SC. Dr. Holden specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Holden is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
Education and Training
Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll of Va Sch of Med, Richmond Va 1968
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Peripheral leukocytosis in children with febrile seizures.
- Prevalence, incidence, and etiology of epilepsies in rural Honduras: the Salamá Study.
- Interleukin-1beta and febrile seizures: from bench to bedside.
- Febrile and afebrile or provoked and unprovoked seizures?
- A novel in-frame deletion in ARX is associated with lissencephaly with absent corpus callosum and hypoplastic genitalia.
- Sturge-Weber syndrome variant with atypical intracranial findings: case report.
- Unusual phenotypic expression of an XLRS1 mutation in X-linked juvenile retinoschisis.
- Developing a neurology training program in Honduras: a joint project of neurologists in Honduras and the World Federation of Neurology.
- Expansion of the deletion 13q syndrome phenotype: a case report.
- Early onset alpha-mannosidosis with slow progression in three Hispanic males.
- Persistent growth failure in Prader-Willi syndrome associated with short-chain
- Expanding the neurologic phenotype of oculodentodigital dysplasia in a 4-generation Hispanic family.
- The modified Atkins diet: a potential treatment for developing countries.
- A novel GLRA1 mutation associated with an atypical hyperekplexia phenotype.
- Adherence and complementary and alternative medicine use among Honduran people with epilepsy.
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- Febrile Seizures Are Linked to Childhood Vaccines
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- Muscular Dystrophy in Children
Muscular dystrophy or MD is a genetic disorder that stops the body from producing enough proteins to develop the muscles and keep them healthy. This fault in the genetic structure slowly weakens the body as the person ages. It is really heartbreaking to hear a parent say, “My child has muscular...
- Childhood Alzheimer's Patient Dies due to Accident in Hospice Care
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