Neuropathology

1st Edition

A Volume in the High Yield Pathology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

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Table of Contents

I. BASIC REACTIONS

A. Cerebral Edema

B. Hydrocephalus

C. Herniations

II. DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

A. Malformations

Neural Tube Defects

Holoprosencephaly

Posterior Fossa: Chiari Malformations

Cerebellar Vermis Malformations

Lhermitte-Duclos Disease

Neuronal Migration Defects

B. Acquired Developmental Defects

Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage

Periventricular Leukomalacia

Gray Matter Lesions

Porencephaly

III. CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS

A. Cerebral Ischemia and Hypertensive Changes

Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease

Hypertensive Cerebrovascular Disease: Ischemic Changes

Hypertensive Cerebrovascular Disease: Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Hypertensive Cerebrovascular Disease: Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES)

B. Intracranial Aneurysms

Saccular ("Berry") Aneurysms

Fusiform Aneurysms

Infective ("Mycotic") Aneurysms

C. Vascular Malformations

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)

Cavernous Angiomas (CA)

Capillary Telangiectasis

Venous Angioma

D. Vasculitis

Giant Cell Arteritis

Polyarteritis Nodosa (PAN)

Primary CNS Angiitis

E. Inherited Cerebrovascular Diseases

Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Ateriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL)

Moyamoya Syndrome

IV. TRAUMA

A. Closed vs Open (Penetrating) Head Trauma

Contusion/Laceration (Including Coup and Contra Coup Lesions)

Diffuse Axonal Injury (Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury)

B. Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage

Epidural

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455753857
Electronic ISBN:
9780323249546
Print ISBN:
9781416062202

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