Practical and clinically focused, Brain and Spine Imaging - a title in the Teaching Files Series - provides you with over 300 interesting and well-presented cases to help you better diagnose any disease of the brain and spine. Expert in the field, Dr. Girish Fatterpekar, MD uses a logical organization throughout, making referencing difficult diagnoses easier than ever before. Detailed discussions of today's modalities and technologies keep you up to date, and challenging diagnostic questions probe your knowledge of the material. This unique, case-based resource offers you an ideal way to sharpen your diagnostic skills and study for board exams. And, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have convenient access to the full text online, all of the book's illustrations, additional cases and images, and links to PubMed at expertconsult.com.
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Part 1 Brain
Section 1 Disorders of Brain Development
Subsection 1.1 Disorders of Neural Tube Closure and Diverticulation
3 Atretic Cephalocele
Subsection 1.2 Disorders of Corpus Callosum and Septum Pellucidum
5 Agenesis of Corpus Callosum
6 Septo-optic Dysplasia
7 Cavum Septi Pellucidi and Cavum Vergae
Subsection 1.3 Disorders of Neuronal Migration
10 Gray Matter Heterotopia
Subsection 1.4 Chiari Malformation
12 Chiari I Malformation
13 Chiari II Malformation
Subsection 1.5 Disorders of the Posterior Fossa
15 Joubert Malformation
16 Dandy-Walker Malformation
17 Mega Cisterna Magna
Subsection 1.6 Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
18 Pituitary Aplasia
19 Pituitary Duplication
20 Posterior Pituitary Ectopia
Subsection 1.7 Miscellaneous Disorders
21 Persistent Open Anterior Fontanelle
24 Optic Nerve Hypoplasia
Section 2 Disorders of the Perinatal Period
26 Caput Succedaneum and Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage
27 Periventricular Leukomalacia
28 Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
30 TORCH infections
Section 3 Metabolic and Neurodegenerative Diseases of Childhood
Subsection 3.1 Gray Matter Disorders
31 Hallervorden-Spatz Disease
32 Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy
Subsection 3.2 White Matter Disorders
33 Alexander’s Disease
34 Canavan Disease
35 Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease
Subsection 3.3 Inborn Errors of Intermediary Meta
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