Neuropathology

1st Edition

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

Editors:

  • Anthony Yachnis
  • Marie Rivera-Zengotita
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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
    Print ISBN:
    9781416062202
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323324878

    About the editors

    Anthony Yachnis

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Universiity of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

    Marie Rivera-Zengotita

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida