Myopathies and Muscle Diseases
Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Series Editors: Aminoff, Boller and Swaab)Edited by
- Frank Mastaglia, MD(WA), FRACP, FRCP, Professor of Neurology, University of Western Australia, Australia; Consultant Neurologist, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- David Hilton-Jones, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, Consultant Neurologist, Muscle and Nerve Centre, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK
This volume provides a comprehensive guide to myopathies, including breakthroughs that have led to a wider appreciation of the nature of these muscle diseases.
Chapters on congenital muscle disorders, biological changes, and diseases associated with aging are included, along with detailed discussions of mitochondrial myopathies, disorders of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, and the role of heredity, amongst others.Neurologists, myopathologists, and other professionals dealing with this broad group of diseases will find state-of-the-art information on the clinical investigation and management of patient care, as well as the latest information on the pathological basis and molecular pathogenesis of these diseases.
Handbook of Clinical Neurology
Hardbound, 432 Pages
Published: July 2007
- Congenital myopathies. Myopathies with early contractures. Myotonic disorders. Periodic paralyses. Malignant Hyperthermia. Mitochondrial cytopathies. Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism. Disorders of lipid metabolism. Investigation of suspected metabolic myopathy. Lysosomal myopathies. Distal myopathies. Hereditary inclusion body myositis. Sporadic inclusion body myositis. Autoimmune inflammatory myopathies. Infective myopathies. Toxic myopathies. Endocrine myopathies. Muscle disorders associated with aging. Muscle cramp syndromes. Miscellaneous disorders.