Neuropathology: A Volume in the High Yield Pathology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print) (High Yield Pathology)

Neuropathology: A Volume in the High Yield Pathology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print) (High Yield Pathology)


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Save time diagnosing neuropathology specimens with Neuropathology, part of the growing High-Yield Pathology Series. Dr. Anthony Yachnis and Dr. Marie Rivera-Zengotita help you review the key features of neuropathology specimens, recognize the classic look of each disease, and quickly confirm your diagnosis. A logical format, excellent color photographs, concise bulleted text, and authoritative content will help you accurately identify hundreds of discrete disease entities. Find information quickly and easily with a templated, easy-to-reference format and concise, bulleted text. Confirm your diagnoses with superb color photographs that demonstrate the classic appearance of each disease. Depend on authoritative information from leading experts in the field. Access the full text online, perform quick searches, and download all the images at


I. BASIC REACTIONS A. Cerebral Edema B. Hydrocephalus C. Herniations II. DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS A. Malformations Neural Tube Defects Holoprosencephaly Posterior Fossa: Chiari Malformations Cerebellar Vermis Malformations Lhermitte-Duclos Disease Neuronal Migration Defects B. Acquired Developmental Defects Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage Periventricular Leukomalacia Gray Matter Lesions Porencephaly III. CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS A. Cerebral Ischemia and Hypertensive Changes Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease Hypertensive Cerebrovascular Disease: Ischemic Changes Hypertensive Cerebrovascular Disease: Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage Hypertensive Cerebrovascular Disease: Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) B. Intracranial Aneurysms Saccular ("Berry") Aneurysms Fusiform Aneurysms Infective ("Mycotic") Aneurysms C. Vascular Malformations Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM) Cavernous Angiomas (CA) Capillary Telangiectasis Venous Angioma D. Vasculitis Giant Cell Arteritis Polyarteritis Nodosa (PAN) Primary CNS Angiitis E. Inherited Cerebrovascular Diseases Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Ateriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) Moyamoya Syndrome IV. TRAUMA A. Closed vs Open (Penetrating) Head Trauma Contusion/Laceration (Including Coup and Contra Coup Lesions) Diffuse Axonal Injury (Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury) B. Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Epidural Hematoma Subdural Hematoma V. BRAIN TUMORS A. Diffuse Gliomas-Astrocytic Diffuse Astrocytoma Anaplastic Astrocytoma Glioblastoma Glioblastoma Variants B. Diffuse Gliomas-Oligdendroglial Oligodendroglioma Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma Mixed Glioma (Oligosatrocytoma, Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma) Gliomatosis Cerebri C. Other Astrocytic Tumors Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) Pilocytic Astrocytoma Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma D. Ependymomas and Subependymoma Ependymoma Anaplastic Ependymoma Myxopapillary Ependymoma Subependymoma E. Tumors with Ependymal-like Features Angiocentric Glioma Chordoid Glioma Astroblastoma F. Choroid Plexus Tumors Choroid Plexus Papilloma Choroid Plexus Carcinoma G. Neuronal and Glioneuronal Tumors Ganglion Cell Tumors Desmoplastic Infantile Astrocytoma/Ganglioglioma Central Neurocytoma Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor (DNET) Papillary Glioneuronal Tumor Rosette-Forming Glioneuronal Tumor of the Fourth Ventricle H. Embryonal (Primitive) Neuroepithelial Tumors Medulloblastoma Central Nervous System - Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (CNS-PNET) Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors (AT/RT) I. Meningiomas (Tumors of the Meninges) Meningioma: Overview and General Characteristics Meningioma: WHO Grade I Variants Atypical Meningioma Malignant (Anaplastic) Meningiomas Hemangiopericytoma: Solitary Fibrous Tumor J. Nerve Sheath Tumors Schwannoma Neurofibroma Perineurioma Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor (MPNST) K. Primary CNS Lymphoma (PCNSL) L. Pineal Parenchymal Tumors Pineocytoma Pineal Parenchymal Tumor of Intermediate Differentiation Pineoblastoma Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region M. Germ Cell Tumors of the Central Nervous System Germinoma Other Germ Cell Tumors N. Hemangioblastoma O. Sellar and Suprasellar Tumors Pituitary adenomas Pituicytoma Cranopharyngioma Rathke cleft cyst Langerhans cell histiocytosis P. Primary Melanocytic Tumors of the Central Nervous System Q. Central Nervous System Cysts R. Metastatic Brain Tumors S. Tumors of the Skull Base Chordoma of Skull Base Chondrosarcoma of Skull Base VI. INFECTIOUS DISEASES A. Bacterial Infections Acute Purulent Meningitis Cerebral Bacterial Abscess Nocardia/Actinomycetes Species Mycobacterial Infection Neurosyphilis B. Mycoses Cerebral Cryptococcosis Aspergillosis Mucormycosis Candidiasis C. Parasitic Infections Cerebral Toxoplasmosis Cerebral Cystecercosis Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis Granulomatous Amoebic Encephalitis Cerebral Malaria D. Viral Infections General viral effects on the nervous system Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Cytomegalovirus Encephalitis Rabies encephalitis Arboviruses Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy E. Neuropathology of AIDS Primary effects of HIV infection HIV-Associated Vacuolar Myelopathy (HAM) Opportunistic CNS Infections in AIDS CNS Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (Neuro-IRIS) F. Prion Diseases Prion-related diseases (Overview) Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease Other prion-related diseases VII. Neurodegenerative disorders A. Alzheimer's Disease B. Frontotemporal Lobar Degenerations and Related Tauopathies Corticobasal Degeneration (Rebeiz Disease) Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP: Steele-Richardson-Olszewski Syndrome) Pick Disease Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: Frontotemporal Dementia and Parkinsonism Linked to Chromosome 17 (FTDP-17) C. Frontotemporal Lobar Degenerations with Ubiquitin-Inclusions (FTLD-U/FTLD-MND (TDP-43) D. Parkinson's Disease and Related Alpha-Synucleinopathies Parkinson's Disease Dementia with Lewy Bodies Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) E. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) F. Triple-Repeat Inherited Neurodegenerations Huntington Disease Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Degeneration (Friedrich's Ataxia) Autosomal Dominant Spinocerebellar Ataxias (SCA) Fragile X Tremor / Ataxia Syndrome G. Neuroaxonal Dystrophies Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation type 1 (NBIA 1) Other inherited neuroaxonal dystrophies H. Vascular Dementia and Binswanger Disease VIII. DEMYELINATING DISEASES A. Multiple sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders B. Acute Disseminated Leukoencephalitis C. Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis (Hurst Disease) D. Tumefactive Demyelinating Lesions (TDL) IX. TOXIC, NUTRITIONAL, METABOLIC DISEASES A. Toxic Injury Toxic Leukoencephalopathy Carbon monoxide Ethanol-related injury (including superior vermis atrophy and central pontine myelinolysis) Hepatic encephalopathy B. Nutritional Diseases Wernicke-Korsakoff disease Subacute Combined Degeneration C. Metabolic Diseases Neuronal Storage Disease Leukodystrophies Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Wilson Disease (Hepatolenticular Degeneration) Alexander disease X. Neuromuscular disorders A. Peripheral Nerve Disease Basic reactions in peripheral nerve disorders Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Neuropathies Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and related congenital neuropathies B. Skeletal Muscle Diseases Essential Features: Myopathic versus Neurogenic Changes Dermatomyositis Polymyositis Inclusion Body Myopathy and Myositis Dystrophinopathies (Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy Myotonic Dystrophies Periodic Paralysis Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies Nemaline Myopathy Central Core Disease Pompe Disease McArdle Disease Mitochondiral Myopathies

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  • ISBN13: 9781416062202
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781416062202
  • ISBN10: 1416062203

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