This is a
list of major and frequently observed neurological disorders, symptoms, signs
and syndromes. There is disagreement over the definitions and criteria used to
delineate various disorders and whether some of these conditions should be
classified as mental disorders or in other ways.
This book covers
the following topics: Approach to the Neurologic Patient,
Neurotransmission, Autonomic Nervous System, Pain, Function and Dysfunction of
the Cerebral Lobes, Stroke, Coma and Impaired Consciousness, Delirium and
Dementia, Sleep and Wakefulness Disorders, Headache, Brain Infections, Prion
Diseases, Meningitis, neuro-ophthalmologic and Cranial Nerve Disorders,
Craniocervical Junction Abnormalities, Movement and Cerebellar Disorders,
Peripheral Nervous System and Motor Unit Disorders, Spinal Cord Disorders,
Intracranial and Spinal Tumors.
This note covers the following
topics related to Paraneoplastic Syndromes: General principles, Syndromes,
Autonomic, Central nervous system, Cerebellar, Limbic encephalitis, Muscle fiber
activity, Myelopathy, Myopathy, Neuromuscular junction, Neuronopathy and
This note covers the following topics
related to Alzheimer Disease: Physical Examination, Stages of Alzheimer Disease,
Clinical Guidelines for Diagnosis, Diagnostic Considerations, Brain MRI or CT
Scanning, SPECT or PET scanning, Electroencephalography, Lumbar Puncture,
Genotyping, Treatment and Medication.