Forensic Neuropathology and Associated Neurology

  • Manfred Oehmichen
  • Roland N. Auer
  • Hans Günter König

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. Pages 1-3
  3. Principles of Forensic Neuropathology

  4. Physical Trauma

  5. Ischemia and Asphyxia

  6. Intoxication

  7. Pediatric Neuropathology

    1. Pages 407-423
    2. Pages 425-432
    3. Pages 433-449
    4. Pages 489-521
  8. Clinical Neuropathology

    1. Pages 525-528
    2. Pages 529-540
    3. Pages 541-579
    4. Pages 581-603
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 641-660

About this book


Incorporating the most recent literature and state-of-the-art methods, this practical work and atlas covers the entire domain of neuropathology for forensic pathologists as well as for specialists in associated fields. Its concise, direct style provides the reader with succinct and easy-to-find answers to forensic, pathological, pathophysiological, biomechanical, and molecular biology problems. Additionally, the authors cover several basic and practical problems that may stimulate further research.

Each chapter includes an overview of the literature as well as specified references, and features a wealth of figures, graphs, and tables.

The present volume deals with specific aspects of neuropathology, and is particularly appropriate for all those interested and involved in the field of forensic pathology, forensic sciences, clinical pathology, neurology, neurosurgery, law, and criminology. Special emphasis is placed on expertise concerning the field's relevance for everyday practice and also on up-to-date data in basic research.


forensic science intoxication ischemia and asphyxia law neurology neuropathology neurosurgery pediatric neuropathology physical trauma trauma

Authors and affiliations

  • Manfred Oehmichen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Roland N. Auer
    • 3
  • Hans Günter König
    • 4
  1. 1.Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-HolsteinInstitut RechtsmedizinLübeckGermany
  2. 2.KielGermany
  3. 3.Dept. of Pathology and LaboratoryUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  4. 4.Universität TübingenInstitut für Gerichtliche MedizinTübingenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-23500-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28995-1
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