Neuropathology  - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437709490, 9780323248457


2nd Edition

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology

Print ISBN: 9781437709490
eBook ISBN: 9780323248457
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th November 2011
Page Count: 648


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.

Key Features

  • Obtain expert, practical guidance on each pathologic entity, including clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations.
  • Reference key information quickly and easily with a consistent, user-friendly format and at-a-glance boxes and tables throughout the text.
  • Recognize all the nuances of how pathological lesions present through over 800 full-color illustrations.
  • Practice with confidence and overcome your toughest challenges with advice from the top minds in neuropathology.

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


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