Neurology Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Twelth Edition
by Lewis P. Rowland

Merritt'sNeurology presents the latest neurologic findings in a crisp clinical focus that incorporates recent advances in the molecular biology of neurologic disease.

Essential references direct the reader to more information.


I. Symptoms of Neurologic Disorders

  1. Signs and Symptoms in Neurologic Diagnosis: Approach to the Patient
  2. Delirium and Confusion
  3. Memory Loss, Behavioral Changes and Dementia
  4. Aphasia, Apraxia, and Agnosia
  5. Syncope, Seizures and their Mimics
  6. Coma
  7. Headache
  8. Diagnosis of Pain and Paresthesias
  9. Dizziness, Vertigo, and Hearing Loss
  10. Impaired Vision
  11. Involuntary Movements
  12. Syndromes Caused by Weak Muscles
  13. Gait Disorders
II. Diagnostic Tests
  1. CT and MRI
  2. Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials
  3. Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, and Magnetic Stimulation
  4. Autonomic Testing
  5. Neurovascular Imaging
  6. Endovascular Neuroradiology
  7. Lumbar Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid Examination
  8. Muscle and Nerve Biopsy
  9. Neuropsychological Evaluation
  10. DNA Diagnosis
III. Infections of the Nervous System
  1. Bacterial Infections
  2. Focal Infections
  3. Viral Infections and Postviral Syndromes
  4. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  5. Fungal Infections
  6. Neurosarcoidosis
  7. Neurosyphilis
  8. Leptospirosis
  9. Lyme Disease
  10. Parasitic Infections
  11. Bacterial Toxins
  12. Prion Diseases
  13. Whipple Disease
IV. Vascular Diseases
  1. Pathogenesis, Classification, and Epidemiology
  2. Examination of the Patient with Cerebrovascular Disease
  3. Transient Ischemic Attack
  4. Cerebral Infarction
  5. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  6. Genetics of Stroke
  7. Other Cerebrovascular Syndromes
  8. Differential Diagnosis of Stroke
  9. Stroke in Children
  10. Treatment and Prevention of Stroke
  11. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  12. Cerebral Venous and Sinus Thrombosis
  13. Vascular Disease of the Spinal Cord
  14. Vasculitis
  15. Susac Syndrome
  16. Vascular Tumors and Malformations
V. Hydrocephalus and Cerebral Edema
  1. Hydrocephalus
  2. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)
  3. Brain Edema and Disorders of Intracranial Pressure
  4. Superficial Siderosis and Intracerebral Hypotension
  5. Hyperosmolar Syndromes
VI. Tumors
  1. General Considerations
  2. Tumors of the Skull and Cranial Nerves
  3. Tumors of the Meninges
  4. Gilomas
  5. Lymphomas
  6. Pineal Region Tumors
  7. Tumors of the Pituitary Gland
  8. Congenital and Childhood Tumors
  9. Metastatic Tumors
  10. Spinal Tumors
  11. Paraneoplastic Syndromes
  12. Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy
VII. Trauma
  1. Head Injury
  2. Spine Injury
  3. Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Lesions
  4. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  5. Radiation Injury
  6. Electrical and Lightning Injury
  7. Decompression Sickness
VII. Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders
  1. Intervertebral Discs and Radiculopathy
  2. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
  3. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  4. Hereditary and Acquired Spastic Paraplegia
  5. Syringomyelia
IX. Birth Injuries and Developmental Abnormalities
  1. Neonatal Neurology
  2. Floppy Infant Syndrome
  3. Disorders of Motor and Mental Development
  4. Autism Spectrum Disorders
  5. Laurence-Moon-Biedl Syndrome
  6. Cerebral and Spinal Malformations
  7. Chromosomal Diseases
  8. Marcus Gunn
  9. Möbius Syndrome
X. Genetic Diseases of the CNS
  1. Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
  2. Disorders of Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism
  3. Lysosomal and Other Storage Diseases
  4. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism
  5. Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome
  6. Disorders of DNA Maintenance, Transcription, and Translation
  7. Hyperammonemia
  8. Peroxisoma Diseases: Adrenoleukodystrophy, Zellweger Syndrome, and Refsum Disease
  9. Organic Acidurias
  10. Disorders of Metal Metabolism
  11. Acute Intermittent Porphyria
  12. Neurologic Syndromes with Acanthocytes
  13. Cerebral Degenerations of Childhood
  14. Diffuse Sclerosis and Vanishing White Matter Disease
XI. Mitochondrial Disorders
  1. Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathies: Diseases of Mitochondrial DNA
  2. Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  3. Mitochondrial Diseases with Mutations of Nuclear DNA
XII. Neurocutaneous Syndromes
  1. Neurofibromatosis
  2. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
  3. Encephalotrigeminal Angiomatosis
XIV. Movement Disorders

Chapters 116-125

XV. Hereditary Ataxias

Chapters 126-127

XVI. Motor Neuron Diseases

Chapters 128-131

XVII. Peripheral Neuropathies

Chatpers 132-135

XVIII. Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

Chapters 136-139

XIX. Myopathies

Chatpers 140-148

XX. Demyelinating Diseases

Chapters 149-152

XXI. Paroxysmal Disorders

Chapters 153-158

XXII. Autonomic Diseases

Chatpers 159-160

XXIII. Systemic Diseases

Chapters 161-171

XXIV. Psychiatry and Neurology

Chapters 172-175

XXV. Environmental Neurology

Chapters 176-183


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Twelth Edition
by Lewis P. Rowland

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