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Author Schwartzman, R.J
Title Differential Diagnosis in Neurology
Imprint Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2006
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Descript 1 online resource (738 pages)
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Series Biomedical and Health Research
Biomedical and Health Research
Note Intro -- Title page -- Preface -- Contents -- Vascular Disease -- Ischemic Stroke -- Venous Strokes -- Medical Causes of Stroke -- Cerebral Emboli -- Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy -- Chronic Small Vessel Disease -- Hemorrhagic Vascular Disease -- Epilepsy -- Introduction -- Generalized Seizures -- Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy -- Partial Seizures -- Status Epilepticus -- Pseudoseizure -- Genetic Aspects of Seizures -- Unusual Seizures and Concomitant Medical Conditions -- Differential Diagnosis of Seizure Disorder vs Syncope -- Anterior Horn Cell Disease that Affects Adult Patients -- Spinal Muscular Atrophies Linked to Chromosome 5q11.12-13.3 -- Immune Mediated and Genetic Lower Motor Neuron Syndrome -- Motor Neuron Disease Associated with Physical Agents -- Rare Causes of Motor Neuron Disease -- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis -- Spinal Cord Disease -- Introduction -- Congenital Defects of the Spinal Cord -- Vertebral Column Bony Trauma -- Vascular Anatomy of the Spinal Cord -- Spastic Paraparesis -- Enzyme and Metabolic Disorders Affecting the Spinal Cord -- Autoimmune Causes of Spinal Cord Dysfunction -- Infections Affecting the Spinal Cord -- Tumors of the Spinal Cord -- Vascular Disease of the Spinal Cord -- Cranial Nerves -- Cranial Nerve I -- Cranial Nerve II -- Cranial Nerve III -- Cranial Nerve IV -- Cranial Nerve V -- Cranial Nerve VI -- Cranial Nerve VII -- Cranial Nerve VIII -- Cranial Nerve IX -- Cranial Nerve X -- Cranial Nerve XI -- Cranial Nerve XII -- Multiple Cranial Neuropathy -- Radiculopathy -- Introduction -- Disc Disease -- Cervical Root Disease -- Thoracic Root Disease -- Lumbosacral Root Disease L1-L5 -- S1-S5 -- Epidural and Vertebral Metastasis -- Differential Diagnosis of Radiculopathy -- Brachial Plexus -- Introduction -- Differential Diagnosis by Plexus Component -- Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury
Differential Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndromes -- Neoplasms Affecting the Brachial Plexus -- Unusual Causes of Brachial Plexus Pathology -- Cervical Plexus -- Introduction -- Clinical Presentations of C1-C4 Lesions -- Pharyngeal Plexus -- Lumbosacral Plexus Lesions -- Introduction -- Trauma of the Lumbosacral Plexus -- Tumors of the Lumbosacral Plexus -- Medical Causes of Lumbosacral Plexopathy -- Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage -- Immune Mediated/Toxic and Anesthetic Causes of Lumbosacral Plexopathy -- Differential Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathy -- Introduction -- Acute Predominately Small Fiber Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy -- Dorsal Root Ganglion Disorders -- Differential Diagnosis of Symmetric Sensory Polyneuropathies -- Inherited Peripheral Neuropathies -- The Neuropathies of Disordered Lipid Metabolism -- Neuropathies of Disorders of Defective DNA Repair -- The Neuropathy of Heavy Metals and Industrial Agents -- Nutrition Associated Neuropathies -- Immune Mediated Neuropathies -- Vasculitic Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuropathies Associated with Connective Tissue Disorders -- Neuropathies Associated with Infection -- Diabetic Neuropathy -- Neuropathies Associated with Tumors -- Neuropathies Associated with Medical Illness -- Tumors of Peripheral Nerves -- Traumatic and Compressive Neuropathy -- Nonvasculitic Ischemic Nerve Injury -- Differential Diagnosis of Neuropathy by Pathology, Evolution Overtime and Precipitating Cause -- Differential Diagnosis of Neuropathy by Predominant Symptom, Hereditary or Feature -- Neuromuscular Junction Disorders -- Introduction -- Myasthenia Gravis (Acquired and Congenital) -- Lambert Eaton Syndrome (LEMS) -- Drugs/Toxins that Alter Neuromuscular Transmission -- Botulism -- Tetanus -- Muscle Disease -- Inherited Myopathies -- Congenital Myopathies -- Myotonic Disorders of Muscle -- Periodic Paralysis
Disorders with Continuous Motor Unit Activity (CMUA) -- Ryanodine-Receptor/Calcium Channel Disease -- Inflammatory Myopathy -- Metabolic Muscle Disease -- Mitochondrial Myopathies -- Malignant Hyperthermia -- Rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuria -- Myopathy Caused by Nutritional Deficiency -- Endocrine Myopathy -- Cerebellar Disease -- Cerebellar Disease -- The Afferent and Efferent Cerebellar Pathways of Clinical Relevance -- Specific Anatomically Based Cerebellar Syndromes -- The Autosomal Recessive Ataxias -- Friedreich's Ataxia -- Ataxia Telangiectasis (A-T) -- Rare AR Cerebellar Ataxias -- Autosomal Dominant Ataxias -- Episodic Ataxia (EA1) -- Rare Dominant Ataxias -- Unusual Genetic Ataxia -- Mitochondrial Ataxias -- Metabolic Ataxias -- Differential Diagnosis of Cerebellar Diseases -- An Overview of Non-Vascular Cerebellar Disease -- Infections -- Differential Diagnosis of Episodic Ataxia -- Basal Ganglia and Movement Disorders -- Bradykinetic Disorders -- Hyperkinetic Disorders -- Dystonia -- Myoclonus -- Tic Disorders -- Miscellaneous Movement Disorders -- Differential Diagnosis of Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders -- The Cerebral Cortex / Behavioral Neurology -- The Left Frontal Lobe -- The Parietal Lobe -- The Temporal Lobe -- The Occipital Lobe -- Arousal -- Memory and Amnesia -- Aphasia and Apraxia -- Dementia -- Introduction -- Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies -- Fronto Temporal Dementias (FTDs) -- Prion Disease -- Hereditary Dementias -- Secondary Dementias -- Adult Lysosomal Disorders with Dementia -- Peroxisome Single Enzyme Defects of Adolescence and Adulthood -- Toxic Disorders with Dementia -- Neoplasms Causing Dementia -- Head Trauma as a Cause of Dementia -- Vasculitic and Microangiopathic Forms of Dementia
Differential Diagnosis in Neurology grew out of the author's daily morning reports with neurology residents and the examination of patients in front of colleagues over the last 30 years. The essence of "differential diagnosis" is "splitting" rather than "lumping". It requires bringing knowledge to the table and then adding experience. The book is meant to be a skeleton that will give the clinician a general background with regard to the disease at hand. Molecular genetics, physiology and biochemistry will uncover mechanisms and associations that will further expand differential diagnosis of all neurological disease. It is hoped that the clinician will use this volume as a workbook in which new entities are added or older classifications revised
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Schwartzman, R.J. Differential Diagnosis in Neurology Amsterdam : IOS Press,c2006 9781586036249
Subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.;Diagnosis, Differential.;Neurologic examination
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