Systemic Diseases, Part I: Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series

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This is the first of three volumes devoted to the neurological problems associated with systemic medical illnesses. Presentation is arranged on the basis of organ systems, and in this volume are presented the cardiological, haematological, pulmonary, and urological interfaces with neurology. The reader is provided with up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of neurological manifestations of systemic illnesses, and systemic manifestations of neurological disorders.

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Overview

This is the first of three volumes devoted to the neurological problems associated with systemic medical illnesses. Presentation is arranged on the basis of organ systems, and in this volume are presented the cardiological, haematological, pulmonary, and urological interfaces with neurology. The reader is provided with up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of neurological manifestations of systemic illnesses, and systemic manifestations of neurological disorders.

Presents diseases of the connective tissue, immune system, multi-organ systems; oncology.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
List of contributors
I Collagen Vascular Diseases and Vasculitis
Ch. 1 Etiology, pathophysiology and classification of the connective tissue disorders 3
Ch. 2 Nervous system involvement in rheumatoid arthritis 15
Ch. 3 Nervous system involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus, including the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome 35
Ch. 4 Neurologic disease in Sjogren's syndrome 59
Ch. 5 Neurological abnormalities in scleroderma 99
Ch. 6 Neurologic problems in mixed connective tissue disease 121
Ch. 7 Polymyositis and dermatomyositis 129
Ch. 8 Neurologic manifestations of the systemic vasculitides 149
Ch. 9 Neurological disorders in Wegener's granulomatosis 173
Ch. 10 Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica and Takayasu arteritis 191
Ch. 11 Behcet's disease 209
II Immune System Disorders
Ch. 12 The AIDS dementia complex and human immunodeficiency virus type I infection of the central nervous system 235
Ch. 13 Opportunistic infections of the nervous system in AIDS 261
Ch. 14 Non-infectious complications of HIV infection in the central nervous system 335
Ch. 15 Neuropathies related to HIV infection and its treatment 353
Ch. 16 Neurological complications of treatment for HIV infection 367
Ch. 17 Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy 399
Ch. 18 Neurological manifestations of paraproteinemia and cryoglobulinemia 431
III Multi-Organ Disease
Ch. 19 Neurological manifestations of sarcoidosis 463
Ch. 20 Neurological complications of amyloidosis 501
Ch. 21 Neurologic complications of critical illness involving multi-organ failure 525
Ch. 22 Non-infectious neurologic sequelae of infectious diseases and their treatment 547
Ch. 23 Hypothermia: neurologic manifestations and applications 569
Ch. 24 Hyperthermia: heat strokes/neuroleptic malignant syndrome/malignant hyperthermia 585
IV Oncology
Ch. 25 Direct effects of systemic tumors or their metastases on the nervous system 611
Ch. 26 Leptomeningeal metastasis 641
Ch. 27 Paraneoplastic syndromes 673
Index 705
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