The Ten Neuroanatomic Diagnoses



This chapter aims merely to introduce the student to the unique diagnostic method used by neurologists. Detailed discussion of anatomic pathways, abnormal findings, and differential diagnosis is provided in subsequent chapters. A section on case reports will allow the student or physician to utilize the principles discussed in the foregoing chapters.


Neuroanatomy Neuropathy Localization Neuromuscular junction Encephalopathy Myopathy Myelopathy Radiculopathy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital Department of NeurologyUniversity of Texas Medical School at HoustonHoustonUSA

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