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Atlas of Neuromuscular Diseases: A Practical Guideline / Edition 1

Atlas of Neuromuscular Diseases: A Practical Guideline / Edition 1


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The atlas contains a comprehensive outline of neuromuscular diseases, written by experienced American and European authors. It discusses all aspects of neuromuscular disorders including the cranial nerves, spinal nerves, motor neurone disease, the nerve plexus, and many others. Each chapter is uniformly structured into anatomy, symptoms, signs, pathogenetic possibilities, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. Additionally, the diagnostic tools and investigations used in neuromuscular disease are explained and a practical guide is given on how to advance from symptoms to syndromes. For each disease the therapeutic options are described. It contains large number of clinical and histologic pictures and artists drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783211838198
Publisher: Springer Vienna
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 474
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Grisold, Vienna, Austria

Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., Ann Arbor, MI, US

James W Russell M.B.,Ch.B., M.S., Baltimore, MD, US

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Loescher, Innsbruck, Austria

Table of Contents

• Introduction
• Tools
• Cranial nerves
• Plexopathies
• Radiculopathies
• Mononeuropathies
• Mononeuropathies: upper extremities
• Mononeuropathies: trunk
• Mononeuropathies: lower extremities
• Polyneuropathies
• Neuromuscular transmission disorders and other conditions
• Muscle and myotonic diseases
• Motor neuron disease
• General disease finder

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