Table of Contents

CONTENTS: Role of nerve biopsy in clinical practice; Special techniques in examination of peripheral nerve; Normal structure of peripheral nerve, and pathologic alterations of vascular elements; Normal structure and pathological alterations of axons; Schwann cells and myelin in the peripheral nervous system; Normal vascular anatomy and pathological alterations; Examination of the peripheral nerve biopsy; Clinical issues in peripheral nerve disease; Idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathies; Idiopathic inflammatory neuropathies; Infectious or infection associated neuropathy; Leprous neuropathy; Vasculitic neuropathy; Dysproteinemic neuropathies; Amyloid neuropathy; Neuropathy associated with neoplasia; Neuropathies associated with endocrine/metabolic disease; Toxic neuropathies; Genetically based neuropathies; Peripheral nerves in storage diseases; Unclassified neuropathies and peripheral nerve syndromes.

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750695527

About the authors

Juan Bilbao

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Toronto, Associate Pathologist, Department of Neuropathology, St Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada