Merritt's Neurology

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Lewis P. Rowland, Timothy A. Pedley
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010 - Medical - 1172 pages

The thoroughly updated Twelfth Edition of this classic retains the organization, practicality, and readability that makes Merritt's Neurology one of the most popular texts among neurologists, primary care physicians, and residents reviewing for psychiatry or neurology boards. In 183 short chapters, the book provides the essentials clinicians need on symptoms/signs, diagnostic tests, and neurologic disorders of all etiologies.

For this edition, Timothy A. Pedley, MD, Chair of the Department of Neurology at Columbia University, joins Dr. Rowland as co-editor. Coverage includes separate chapters on autism, autosomal recessive ataxias, and autosomal dominant ataxias, and new chapters on endovascular neuroradiology, parkinsonian syndromes, Lewy body dementias, frontotemporal dementia, vanishing white matter, vasculitis, normal pressure hydrocephalus, neuromyelitis optica, Kennedy disease, spinal muscular atrophy, complex regional pain syndrome, disorders of DNA translation, the immune restoration inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), and Hashimoto encephalopathy. Most chapters have been updated to reflect advances in molecular genetics.

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Contents

Disorders of DNA Maintenance Transcription 119 Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
735
Hyperammonemia 643 Stanley Fahn and Susan B Bressman
749
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 308 73 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 520
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22 Neuropsychological Evaluation 118
1060
Coma 22 Barbara S Koppel
1096
Vasculitis 324 76 Decompression Sickness 531
1117
Involuntary Movements 50 BurkJubelt
1144
Metastatic Tumors
450
Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy 473 93 Lysosomal and Other Storage Diseases 614
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Acute Intermittent Porphyria 661 125 Tardive Dyskinesia and Other
101
Diffuse Sclerosis and Vanishing White Matter Disease 676 Rachel J SaundersPullmanSusan B Bressman and Roger N Rosenberg
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Diseases Section XVI Motor Neuron Diseases
802
DeAngelis and Rose
807
Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy 686 Lewis P RowlandHiroshi Mitsumoto and Serge Przedborski
809
Encephalotrigeminal Angiomatosis 705 133 The Inherited Peripheral Neuropathies
816

Incontinentia Pigmenti 708 134 Acquired Neuropathies
822
Choreas 727 Section XIX Myopathies
1068
Joseph Jankovic and Stanley Fahn
1188
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