Neurological Syndromes: A Clinical Guide to Symptoms and by J. Gordon Millichap

By J. Gordon Millichap

Neurological Syndromes: A scientific consultant to signs and Diagnosis bargains a concise, important source for realizing how a gaggle of neurologic indicators or symptoms jointly signify a illness or disease. meant as a brief reference consultant to the higher recognized and a few much less established syndromes of neurological curiosity and constructed by means of a well known pediatric neurologist with greater than forty years adventure in treating youngsters, young people, and teenagers, this useful identify presents a definition of every syndrome that comes with diagnostic features and abnormalities, a differential analysis, genetic issues, and a brief checklist of references. to these readers who can keep in mind the identify of a syndrome, the alphabetical presentation should still facilitate a evaluate of the key diagnostic features. the unique reference is equipped for ancient curiosity, and evaluate articles are integrated to teach fresh advances in etiology and therapy. The index is prepared in alphabetical order of the named syndromes and likewise based on the involvement of varied organs as well as the fearful procedure. a distinct contribution to the literature, Neurological Syndromes: A medical consultant to indicators and Diagnosis should be of significant curiosity to the big variety of clinicians treating sufferers with neurologic disease.

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Am J Dis Children, Chicago 1934;48:243–268. Bruck F. Uber einen fall von congenitaler macroglossie, kombiniert mit aligemeiner wahrer muskelhypertrophie und idiotie. Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift, Berlin 1889;15:229–232. Review and Case Reports: Ptacek LJ, Opitz JM, Smith DW, Gerritsen T, Waisman HA. The Cornelia de Lange syndrome. J Pediatr 1963 Nov;63:1000–1020. Kline AD, Krantz ID, Sommer A, et al. Cornelia de Lange syndrome: clinical review, diagnostic and scoring systems, and anticipatory guidance.

Junctional visual field loss in a case of Wyburn-Mason syndrome. J Neuroophthalmol 2012 Mar;32(1):42–44. C CADASIL Syndrome – Crouzon Syndrome Neurological Syndromes 29 Churg-Strauss Syndrome (alt: Churg-Strauss vasculitis) Organs Involved • Medium and small arteries, lungs, gastrointestines, peripheral nerves, heart, skin, kidneys, central nervous system Diagnostic Characteristics • Onset with allergic rhinitis and asthma-like respiratory symptoms • Vasculitis involving small and medium arteries and multiple organs • Mono- or polyneuropathy • Blood eosinophilia >10 % • Pulmonary infiltrates Associated Abnormalities • Eosinophilic granulocytes and granulomas • Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) • Cerebral infarction Treatment • Prednisolone, azathioprine, cyclophosphamide Prognosis • Disease is chronic and lifelong.

Walker AEA. A case of congenital atresia of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie: Surgical cure. Jrnl Neuropath and Exper Neurol 1944;3:368–373. Review and Case Report: Grinberg I, Northrup H, Ardinger H, Prasad C, Dobyns WB, Millen KJ. Heterozygous deletion of the linked genes ZIC1 and ZIC4 is involved in Dandy-Walker malformation. Nat Genet 2004 Oct;36(10):1053–1055. Blank MC, Grinberg I, Aryee E, et al. Multiple developmental programs are altered by loss of Zic1 and Zic4 to cause Dandy-Walker malformation cerebellar pathogenesis.

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