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Introducing a comprehensive, exemplary visual reference to the pathology of the brain and spinal chord. It contains the largest, most balanced and complete, colour, visual collection of neuropatholic examples ever assembled, and is augmented by boxes highlighting key facts, clinical features, basic sciences and differential diagnosis. In addition to key classical photographs of common appearances, the book provides numerous examples of rarities, including immunohistochemical and molecular biological techniques as well as more traditional stained section and gross appearances.
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  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • Mosby
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3150 illus
  • 0723425507
  • 9780723425502

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I. Pathological Reactions and Artefacts in the CNS 1. Pathological Reactions and Artefacts in the CNS II. Paediatrics 2. Hypoxic iscaemic lesions and their aftermath 3. Malformations 4. Miscellaneous fetal lesions 5. Hydrocephalus 6. Neurodegenerative (presumed metabolic) disorders primarily involving white matter 7. Neurodegenerative (presumed metabolic) disorders of grey matter III. Vascular Disorders 8. Anoxic-Ischaemic changes 9. Infarcts 10. Haemorrhage IV. Trauma 11. Closed head injury 12. Open head injury V. Infectious Diseases 13. Acute viral infections 14. Chronic/Slow viral infections 15. Rickettsiaal infections (including mycoplasmal infections) 16. Bacterial 17. Fungal 18. Parasitic VI. Demyelinating Diseases 19. Multiple Sclerosis 20. Other idiopathic demyelinating diseases VII. Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders 21. Vitamin deficiency 22. Metabolic diseases related to systemic disorders 23. Peroxisomal and lysomsomal disorders 24. Meitchondrial disorders VIII. Toxic Injury 25. Toxic injury IX. Neurodegenerative Diseases 26. Classification of diseases 27. General concepts of degenerative diseases 28. Motor neuron/spinal cord disorders 29. Akinetic/rigid disorders and Parkinsonism 30. Ataxias 31. Hyperkinetic movement disorders 32. Dementias 33. Miscellaneous X. Neoplasms 34. The patient and neoplasms of the CNS 35. Astrocytic neoplasms 36. Oligodendrogliomas, ependymomas and mixed gliomas 37. Neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial neoplasms 38. Primitive neuroectodermal/embryonal neoplasms 39. Pineal parenchymal neoplasms and primary germ cell neoplasms of the cerebral nervous system 40. Choroid plexus neoplasms 41. Primary lymphomas of the CNS 42. Nerve sheath neoplasms 43. Meningiomas 44. Neoplasms in the sella turcica 45. Miscellaneous Neoplasms and cysts 46. Secondary neoplasms and the CNS 47. Paraneoplastic disorders
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