A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology


  • Richard Prayson, MD, Head, Section of Neuropathology Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Neuropathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all of the latest and most essential information on neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the central and peripheral nervous systems in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Renowned expert Richard A. Prayson, MD, along with a premier group of neuropathologists, provides unparalleled, expert guidance on the evaluation and diagnosis of a broad spectrum of neuropathic entities using morphologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic techniques. The consistent, practical format with a wealth of illustrations, at-a-glance boxes, and tables, along with online access at, make this title ideal for quick reference.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0949-0

Table of Contents

1: Overview of Anatomy and Histology of the Central Nervous System

2: Vascular Disease

3: Trauma

4: Congenital Malformations, Perinatal Diseases and Phacomatoses

5: Demyelinating and Dysmyelinating Disorders

6: Neurodegenerative Disease

7: Infections

8: Metabolic and Toxic Disorders

9: Glial Tumors

10: Non-glial Tumors

11: Skeletal Muscle and Peripheral Nerve Disorders