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By Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm, Edward C. Benzel

ISBN-10: 0865779767

ISBN-13: 9780865779761

2010 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner!

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Superbly written...Each anatomic constitution is mentioned intimately, but the language is concise and never overwhelming...accompanied via remarkable colour illustrations which are wide and original...the excellent resource.--AANS (American organization of Neurological Surgeons) younger Neurosurgeons' Newsletter

Anatomic foundation of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated e-book that areas precise emphasis at the paramount value of symptoms for the exact analysis of neurologic problems. It opens with a accomplished evaluate of neuroembryology, allowing readers to realize wisdom of standard worried process improvement and similar developmental issues. the second one component of the booklet contains an simply available presentation of the anatomy of nearby components and to-the-point info at the cardinal manifestations of affliction. Separate chapters within the 3rd part of the ebook current the anatomy of other sensible platforms and supply sensible ways to diagnosing sufferers with procedure issues. a last bankruptcy covers the anatomy of the vascular approach and cerebrospinal fluid.

• functional association of chapters, based on areas and practical structures, displays the clinician's method of sufferer care • Full-color illustrations offer an integral visible reduction to studying and reviewing clinically appropriate neurologic anatomy and pathways • a variety of tables summarize key points

Ideal for analyzing cover-to-cover, this ebook is key for citizens and scholars trying to totally comprehend the complexity of scientific neuroanatomy. pro clinicians will locate the ebook a beneficial refresher.

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Radiological characteristic Astrocytoma CT scan (enhancement) Hypodense Isodense (nodule enhances; (minimal) cyst does not) Hyperdense (moderate) T1-weighted images Hypointense Hypointense Hypointense T2-weighted images Hyperintense Isointense Isointense Location Eccentric Midline Midline Origin Cerebellar hemisphere 4 th ventricle, ependymoma 4 th ventricle, superior medullary velum Calcification Uncommon (Ͻ 10%) Common (40 – 50%) Uncommon (Ͼ 10 – 15%) Cystic degeneration Typical Common Rare Hemorrhage Uncommon Ependymoma Medulloblastoma Common (Ͼ 10%) Uncommon Subarachnoid seed- Very rare ing Common Very common (25 – 50%) Hydrocephalus Unusual Common Very common 4 th ventricle appearance Unaffected Enlargement Distortion (pos(shape unaffected) teroinferiorly) Age (years) 10 – 12 2 – 10 & 40 5 – 12 CT: computed tomography.

MRI shows varying intensities, depending on the protein concentration and viscosity, but most mucoceles are hyperintense on T1weighted images and T2-weighted images, with peripheral enhancement (not solid, as in neoplasms) Arachnoid or leptomeningeal cysts Approximately 15% of arachnoid cysts occur in the suprasellar region. They enlarge and produce mass effects on adjacent structures. The CT density and MRI intensities of these cysts are those of CSF; they are not associated with enhancement or calcification.

Usage subject to terms and conditions of license. 6% of CT scans. They usually affect the globus pallidus, and are bilateral and symmetrical, but can be unilateral. These lesions are mainly idiopathic and are often associated with dentate nuclei calcification. Idiopathic These account for over 50% of cases, and can be familial Disorders of calcium metabolism Hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, and pseudohypoparathyroidism Tsementzis, Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery © 2000 Thieme All rights reserved.

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