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Atlas of Neuromuscular Diseases

A Practical Guideline

  • Eva L. Feldman
  • Wolfgang Grisold
  • James W. Russell
  • Udo A. Zifko

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. E. Feldman, W. Grisold, J. W. Russel, U. A. Zifko
    Pages 1-3
  3. Pages 5-30
  4. Pages 31-86
  5. Pages 87-115
  6. Pages 117-139
  7. Pages 141-143
  8. Pages 175-207
  9. Pages 247-333
  10. Pages 439-452
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 453-477

About this book

Introduction

The atlas is a comprehensive outline of neuromuscular diseases, written by experienced American and European authors. It discusses all aspects of neuromuscular disorders including the cranial nerves, spinal nerves, motor neurone disease, the nerve plexus, peripheral nerves, mononeuropathies, entrapment syndromes, polyneuropathies, the neuromuscular junction, and muscle disease. Each chapter is uniformly structured into anatomy, symptoms, signs, pathogentic possibilities, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. Additionally the diagnostic tools and investigations used in neuromuscular disease are explained and a practical guide is given how to advance from symptoms to syndromes. For each disease the therapeutic options are described. It contains large number of clinical and histologic pictures from the practical experience of the authors and also a number of artists drawings to facilitate the understanding of anatomic structures.

Keywords

anatomy diagnosis muscle muscle dystrophy myopathy neuropathy peripheral nerves peripheral nervous system radiculopathy therapy

Authors and affiliations

  • Eva L. Feldman
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Grisold
    • 2
  • James W. Russell
    • 3
  • Udo A. Zifko
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of MichiganUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyLudwig Boltzman-Institute for Neurooncology, Kaiser-Franz-Josef-SpitalViennaAustria
  3. 3.Department of NeurologyUniversity of MichiganUSA
  4. 4.Klinik PirawarthPirawarthAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b138110
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag/Wien 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-83819-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-211-26802-5
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