Download e-book for iPad: Adams & Graham's Introduction to Neuropathology by David I. Graham, James A.R. Nicoll, Ian Bone (Eds.)

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By David I. Graham, James A.R. Nicoll, Ian Bone (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 0340811978

ISBN-13: 9780340811979

Creation to Neuropathology 3Ed is still an introductory textual content, yet extra medical fabric has been brought to make it appropriate to neurologists and a few psychiatrists, in addition to pathologists. This comprises the addition of small quantities of textual content all through, plus neuroimages, together with practical MRI, that is in color. additionally, the textual content has been up-to-date all through with a brand new staff of contributing authors.

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Involvement of the medial hypothalamic structures results in excessive water intake, inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH), obesity, memory impairment and aggression. Involvement of the lateral hypothalamus results in reduced water intake, dehydration, emaciation and apathy. The identification of specific neuropeptides that control body temperature, food intake and emotion has greatly enhanced understanding of these disorders. Hypothalamic peptides also play an important role in controlling the release of anterior pituitary hormones.

CT uses X-rays to construct sections of the brain or spine based on their attenuation by the tissues they traverse. This attenuation is proportional to the electron density of the tissue. Since most lesions either increase the intra- or extracellular water or change the cellular density of tissues they can be visualized by changes in electron density. This is depicted in a gray scale of Hounsfield units (H) which range from the highest attenuation (brightest) of ϩ1000 H for calcium or cortical bone to the darkest of Ϫ1000 H for air.

Unformed hallucinations also occur with occipital simple or complex partial seizures. Subtle degrees of occipital dysfunction seen in degenerative or vascular disease result in patients having difficulty in naming an object – visual agnosia – or putting a name to a familiar face – prosopagnosia. Other unusual perceptual disorders of the nondominant hemisphere are not easily localizable to either parietal or occipital lobes. Capgra syndrome is an identity disorder; patients mistakenly believing that family members, for example, have been replaced by doubles impersonating them.

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