Escourolle and Poirier's Manual of Basic Neuropathology

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Frangoise Gray, Charles Duyckaerts, Umberto De Girolami
OUP USA, 2013 - Medical - 544 pages
Now in its 5th edition, Escourolle and Poirier Manual of Basic Neuropathology continues the tradition of being one of the most respected texts in neuropathology by providing an introduction to the various diseases of the nervous system and their underlying pathology. This thorough, yet concise manual covers the full spectrum of the various categories of neurologic disease, including neoplasia, trauma, vascular disease, and infection, with separate chapters on prion diseases, multiple sclerosis, degenerative disorders, acquired metabolic diseases, hereditary metabolic diseases, congenital malformations, perinatal diseases, skeletal muscle, peripheral nerve, and the pituitary gland. To accurately guide the clinician, the most current techniques in neuropathology are covered in their own chapter at the end of the book. Richly illustrated throughout, with over 700 images of various neuropathogical diagnoses such as tumor, stroke, infection, degeneration, and malformation among others, this new edition of the classic monograph is an easy-to-use manual for any student, researcher, or practitioner seeking basic information on neuropathology. Used for decades in all fields related to the nervous system-including neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, neuroradiology, neuroendocrinology, neuropathology, pathology, and neuroscience- Escourolle and Poirier Manual of Basic Neuropathology is regarded at the 'bible' of neuropathology. This new version has been completely rewritten and expanded to include important updates in genetics and molecular biology, reflective of the important neuropathological discoveries in those fields over the past decade.This book is a practical diagnostic tool and necessary reading for anyone encountering pathological conditions of the nervous system.
 

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Contents

1 Basic Pathology of the Central Nervous System
1
2 Tumors of the Central Nervous System
20
3 Central Nervous System Trauma
59
4 Neuropathology of Vascular Disease
76
5 Infections of the Central Nervous System
114
6 Human Prion Diseases
149
7 Multiple Sclerosis and Related Inflammatory Demyelinating Diseases
161
8 Pathology of Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System
173
10 Hereditary Metabolic Diseases
227
11 Congenital Malformations and Perinatal Diseases
257
12 Pathology of Skeletal Muscle
278
13 Pathology of Peripheral Nerve
313
14 Diseases of the Pituitary Gland
343
Brief Survey of Neuropathological Techniques
365
Index
379
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9 Acquired Metabolic Disorders
205

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Francoise Gray, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
University Paris VII
Neuropathologist
APHP Lariboisière Hospital
Paris, France

Charles Duyckaerts, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
University Paris VI
Neuropathologist
APHP, GH Pitié-Salpêtrière
Paris, France

Umberto De Girolami, MD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Neuropathologist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

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