Neuropathology  - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437709490, 9780323248457


2nd Edition

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology

Editor: Richard Prayson
eBook ISBN: 9780323248457
eBook ISBN: 9781455728282
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th November 2011
Page Count: 648

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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


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.


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About the Editor

Richard Prayson

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, Section of Neuropathology Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH