Surgical Pathology of the Nervous System and its Coverings / Edition 3

Surgical Pathology of the Nervous System and its Coverings / Edition 3

by Peter Burger, Bernd W. Scheithauer, F. Stephen Vogel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443086877

ISBN-13: 9780443086878

Pub. Date: 10/15/1990

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The most comprehensive book on this subject, this essential resource explores diagnostic and differential diagnostic criteria for all neoplastic, inflammatory, and infectious diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Inside the 4th Edition, readers will find expanded coverage of infectious and inflammatory diseases*the latest knowledge on dementia

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The most comprehensive book on this subject, this essential resource explores diagnostic and differential diagnostic criteria for all neoplastic, inflammatory, and infectious diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Inside the 4th Edition, readers will find expanded coverage of infectious and inflammatory diseases*the latest knowledge on dementia and seizures*new information on the molecular and pathogenetic aspects of brain tumors*and many other vital updates!

  • Two new chapters: (Chapter 5) The Brain-Stereotactically-Directed Needle Biopsy and (Chaper 6) The Brain-Surgery for Seizures.
  • Includes new or expanded coverage of infectious and inflammatory diseases, rare prion diseases and dementia.
  • Revises and updates the brain tumour section to include new entities and to detail the relation of brain tumours to the underlying molecular and pathogenetic features associated with these diseases.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443086878
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/15/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
751
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Skull and Related Soft Tissues1
Non-Neoplastic Conditions1
Benign Neoplasms13
Malignant Neoplasms23
Developmental Anomalies32
2Intracranial Meninges49
Benign Neoplasms and Non-Neoplastic Tumors49
Primary Malignant Neoplasms79
Secondary Malignant Neoplasms88
Benign Cystic Lesions89
Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders93
Other Reactive Conditions and Noninflammatory Pseudotumors99
3The Brain: Inflammatory Disorders113
Demyelinating Diseases113
Bacterial Infections119
Viral Infections127
Fungal Infections134
Protozoal Infections140
Parasitic Infections144
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome145
Sarcoidosis146
Other Inflammatory Diseases146
4The Brain: Tumors160
Primary Neoplasms161
Metastatic Neoplasms346
5The Brain: Sterotactically Directed Needle Biopsy379
Indications379
Target Selection379
Specimen Preparation382
Specimen Analysis384
Correlation of Clinical, Radiologic, and Pathologic Findings385
Communication389
6The Brain: Surgery for Seizures390
Neoplasms and Non-Neoplastic Mass Lesions390
Non-Neoplastic Lesions392
7The Brain: Vascular Disease403
Vascular Malformations403
Vasculitis and Vasculopathy408
Cerebral Infarct414
Subdural Hematoma417
8The Brain: Biopsy for Dementia424
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease424
Alzheimer's Disease and Neurodegenerative Changes of the Alzheimer Type427
Dementia with Lewy Bodies430
Pick's Disease and Other Non-Alzheimer Tauopathies431
Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukodystrophy (CADASIL)434
9Region of the Sella Turcica437
Normal Anatomy of the Pituitary437
Pituitary Neoplasia441
Pituitary Hyperplasia472
Pituicytoma (Infundibuloma) and Granular Cell Tumor of the Infundibulum473
Craniopharyngiomas475
Miscellaneous Neoplasms and Tumor-Like Lesions483
Sellar Region Cysts484
Inflammatory Lesions487
Infectious Lesions489
Miscellaneous Non-Neoplastic Processes490
Empty Sella Syndrome490
10Spine and Epidural Space499
Congenital Malformations (Meningocele and Meningomyelocele)499
Inflammatory Disorders500
Degenerative and Reactive Processes503
Neoplasms and Other Tumors508
11Spinal Meninges, Spinal Nerve Roots, and Spinal Cord527
Spinal Meninges527
Spinal Nerve Roots540
Spinal Cord544
12The Peripheral Nervous System579
Specimen Assessment580
Normal Anatomy580
Reactive Lesions585
Inflammatory and Infectious Lesions Simulating Tumor591
Hamartoma and Choristoma592
Benign Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors594
Primary Malignant Tumors of Nerve623
Metastatic Neoplasms633
Neurofibromatosis635
AppDifferential Diagnosis of Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Nerve640
Index649

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