The Teaching Files: Brain and Spine

1st Edition

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  • Girish Fatterpekar
  • Thomas Naidich
  • Peter Som
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    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Brain

    Section 1 Disorders of Brain Development

    Subsection 1.1 Disorders of Neural Tube Closure and Diverticulation

    1 Anencephaly

    2 Cephalocele

    3 Atretic Cephalocele

    4 Holoprosencephaly

    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

    8 Lissencephaly

    9 Polymicrogyria

    10 Gray Matter Heterotopia

    11 Schizencephaly

    Subsection 1.4 Chiari Malformation

    12 Chiari I Malformation

    13 Chiari II Malformation

    Subsection 1.5 Disorders of the Posterior Fossa

    14 Rhombencephalosynapsis

    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

    22 Porencephaly

    23 Hydranencephaly

    24 Optic Nerve Hypoplasia

    Section 2 Disorders of the Perinatal Period

    25 Cephalhematoma

    26 Caput Succedaneum and Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage

    27 Periventricular Leukomalacia

    28 Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

    29 Kernicterus

    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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    About the authors

    Girish Fatterpekar

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor Radiology, NYU Langone Medical Center, Section Neuroradiology, New York, New York

    Thomas Naidich

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Radiology; Professor of Neurosurgery; Director of Neuroradiology, Irving and Dorothy Regenstreif Research Professor of Neuroscience Professor (Neuroimaging), Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, US

    Peter Som

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Radiology, Otolaryngology, and Radiation Oncology; Chief of Head and Neck Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY