Escourolle and Poirier's Manual of Basic Neuropathology

4th Edition

Authors: Francoise Gray Umberto De Girolami Jacques Poirier
Paperback ISBN: 9780750674058
eBook ISBN: 9780702038808
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 19th December 2003
Page Count: 432


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


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About the Author

Francoise Gray

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior member of the Medical Faculty, University of Paris

Umberto De Girolami

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Director of the Neuropathology Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Jacques Poirier

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior member of the Medical Faculty, University of Paris