Atlas of Clinical Neurology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437737813

Atlas of Clinical Neurology

3rd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9781437737813
Imprint: Saunders


Atlas of Clinical Neurology, by David Perkin, Douglas C. Miller, Russell Lane, Maneesh C. Patel, and Fred H. Hochberg, delivers the most powerful, clinically oriented image collection of any reference in your specialty - to help you accurately diagnose any condition you see in practice! Approximately 2,000 large, high-quality images – 1,000 in full color - capture the characteristic physical examination and imaging findings of every type of neurological disorder. All of the diagnostic imaging studies have been updated to reflect the dramatic advances in neuroimaging. Updates throughout include a brand-new chapter on myopathies and myasthenia, expanded coverage of epilepsy, and an entire chapter devoted to extrapyramidal disorders. Online access at enables you to reference this masterwork from any computer and download all of the images. The result is the ultimate diagnostic resource in neurology!

Key Features

  • Find a perfect match for your clinical findings with the aid of the most powerful, clinically oriented image collection found in any neurology atlas: 2,000 illustrations, 1,000 in full color!
  • See every image at optimal size thanks to the book’s oversized (9.25" x 11") format.

Table of Contents

1 Neurologic 1Investigation

The Cerebrospinal Fluid, 1

Plain Radiography, 1

Ultrasound: Noninvasive Scanning, 2

Computed Tomographic Scanning, 2

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2

Digital Subtraction Angiography, 13

Interventional Techniques, 13

Radioisotope Imaging, 15

Electrophysiology, 16

Electromyography, 20

Biopsy, 22

2 Motor Neuron 28and Peripheral Nerve Diseases

Pathogenesis of Motor Neuron Disease, 28

Clinical Variants of Classic Motor Neuron Disease, 28

Atypical Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 30

Monomelic Amyotrophy, 31

Acquired Sporadic Motor Neuron Diseases, 31

Genetic Motor Neuron Diseases, 31

Spinal Muscular Atrophies, 31

Other Forms of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, 33

Bulbar Syndromes, 33

Familial Motor Neuron Disease, 33

Peripheral Nerve Diseases, 33

Peripheral Neuropathy, 33

Genetically Determined Neuropathies, 34

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, 34

Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies, 36

Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, 36

Hereditary Neuralgic Amyotrophy, 36

Neuropathies as Part of Genetic Systemic Neurologic Diseases, 37

Porphyria, 37

Disorders of Lipid Metabolism, 38

Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathies, 38

Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, 38

Polyneuropathies in Acquired Systemic Diseases, 39

Diabetic Neuropathy, 39

Nutritional and Deficiency Disorders, 41

Paraproteinemic Neuropathies, 41

Infectious and Postinfectious Causes, 42

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy, 43

Connective Tissue Disorders, 44

Toxic Neuropathies, 44

Paraneoplastic Neuropathies, 44

Neuropathy of Unknown Cause, 45

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