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Neuropathology: A Guide for Practising Pathologists

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This book is concerned with practical aspects of neuropathology and is aimed at practising general pathologists, forensic pathologists and neuropathologists. The emphasis is on subjects that are not well covered in standard pathology texts. The chapters provide guidelines on the investigation of head injury (including suspected non-accidential injury in children), sudden unexplained death in adults, prion diseases, infections and vascular diseases of the nervous system, CNS lymphomas, dementia, and disorders of ...

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Overview

This book is concerned with practical aspects of neuropathology and is aimed at practising general pathologists, forensic pathologists and neuropathologists. The emphasis is on subjects that are not well covered in standard pathology texts. The chapters provide guidelines on the investigation of head injury (including suspected non-accidential injury in children), sudden unexplained death in adults, prion diseases, infections and vascular diseases of the nervous system, CNS lymphomas, dementia, and disorders of nerve and muscle. All of the chapters include guidelines on the conduct of autopsies in these disorders and the book contains an appendix with clear diagrams and advice on the sampling of brain tissue at autopsy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642640254
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Current Topics in Pathology Series , #95
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Autopsy Approach to Infections of the CNS.- Cerebrovascular Disease — Practical Issues in Surgical and Autopsy Pathology.- Head Injury in Routine and Forensic Pathological Practice.- Sudden Unexplained Death in Adults.- The Pathological Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Diseases Causing Dementia.- Investigation of Prion Diseases.- Autopsy Investigation of Disorders of Skeletal Muscle and Peripheral Nerves.- Lymphoma and the Nervous System.

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