Description

The reader's grasp of the basic concepts will enchance their understanding of neuropathology in order to more accurately recognize and diagnose disorders of the nervous system.

Key Features

  • Demonstrates techniques with illustrations and clear descriptions
  • Helps the reader understand the histological features of muscle disease crucial to the evaluation of muscle biopsies
  • Covers perinatal pathology and congenital malformations of the nervous system
  • Each chapter has been prepared by internationally recognized experts in the field.
  • Provides a useful appendix, including removal methods, tissue fixation methods, gross examination methods, special techniques, and more

Table of Contents

General Reactions of the Nervous System to Injury; Tumors of the Nervous System; Trauma; Vascular Diseases; Infectious Diseases; Prion Diseases; Demyelinating Diseases; Degenerative Diseases; Acquired Metabolic Diseases; Hereditary Metabolic Diseases; Congenital Malformations and Perinatal Diseases; Diseases of Skeletal Muscle; Diseases of Peripheral Nerve; Diseases of the Pituitary Gland; Unclassified and Other Diseases of the Nervous System; Appendix

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750674058
Electronic ISBN:
9780702038808