Mononeuropathies

Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment

By

  • A. Staal, Emeritus Professor of Neurology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Jan van Gijn, MD FRCPE, Professor and Chairman, University Department of Neurology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • F. Spaans, Professor of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Maastricht

This practical text provides valuable guidance on the examination of peripheral nerves, and then looks at possible causes, prognosis and treatment. Mononeuropathies of the arm, leg, and trunk are covered, and causes of mononeuropathies other than focal lesions are included. Well illustrated with over 90 excellent diagrams.
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Book information

  • Published: October 1998
  • Imprint: BAILLIÈRE TINDALL
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-1779-7


Table of Contents

Foreword (C.P. Warlow). Preface. Introduction. Part I : Mononeuropathies in the Arm and Trunk. The Dorsal Scapular Nerve. The Long Thoracic Nerve. The Suprascapular Nerve. The Axillary Nerve. The Musculocutaneous Nerve. The Radial Nerve. The Median Nerve. The Ulnar Nerve. The Intercostal Nerves. Part II: Mononeuropathies in the Leg. The Iliohypogastric Nerve. The Ilioinguinal Nerve. The Genitofemoral Nerve. The Lateral Cutaneous Nerve of the Thigh. The Posterior Cutaneous Nerve of the Thigh. The Femoral Nerve. The Obturator Nerve. The Gluteal Nerves. The Sciatic Nerve. The Tibial Nerve. The Peroneal Nerves. The Sural Nerve. The Pudendal Nerve. Part III: Causes of Mononeuropathies Other Than Focal Lesions. Neuralgic Amyotrophy. Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies. Infectious Neuropathies. Multiple Mononeuropathy. Mononeuropathies Due to Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders. Ischaemic Neuropathy. Nerve Tumours. Injury By Physical Agents. References. Index.