Handbook of Pediatric Neurology by Katherine Sims, Jurriaan Peters, Patricia Musolino, M.

By Katherine Sims, Jurriaan Peters, Patricia Musolino, M. Zelime Elibol

Pediatric neurology provides such a lot of demanding situations designated to younger sufferers that it truly is in lots of methods a really assorted self-discipline from grownup neurology. to assist readers deal with those demanding situations, the Handbook of Pediatric Neurology makes use of a convenient pocket structure and streamlined association to handle the administration of health facility- and clinic-based pediatric neurological work-up, prognosis, and management.

This functional instruction manual will charm not just to pediatric neurologists, but in addition to pediatricians, grownup neurologists and inner medication physicians.

• well timed insurance helps readers retain velocity with the quickly altering diagnostic instruments, medicinal drugs, and interventions.

• precis and description layout allows readers to entry crucial proof at a glance.

• useful organization offers every one class of illness, besides a concentrated differential prognosis and transparent administration guidelines.

• References provide courses to additional investigation.

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SUPERIOR TEMPORAL/­ WERNICKE’S AREA (BA 22): Lesion 5 verbal comprehension impairment on dominant side (Wernicke aphasia), sensory dysprosody on nondominant side. 6 Cerebral Cortex Anatomy and Syndromes of Cortical Lesions. A, B: Surface of the cerebral cortex: Lateral and medial surface of the cerebral cortex with Brodmann’s areas. C, D, E: Focal destructive hemispheric lesions and the resulting syndromes. (From Fix JD. High-Yield Neuroanatomy, 4th ed. ) (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved.

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Chapter 2 / Neuroanatomy and Lesion Localization 23 C D A. Superior sagittal sinus B. Inferior sagittal sinus C. Straight sinus D. Confluence of sinuses E. Transverse sinus F. Sigmoid sinus G. Superior petrosal sinus H. Inferior petrosal sinus I. Cavernous sinus J. Internal jugular vein K. Ophthalmic veins L. Basal vein of Rosenthal M. 4 (Continued) Cerebral Cortex Frontal Lobe (Fig. 6A) PRIMARY MOTOR CX (BA 4): Lesion causes contralateral UMN deficits most prominent in distal muscles/fine motor skills.

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