This book explains
the following topics: Cellular Neuropathology, Cerebral Edema, Intracranial
Shifts and Herniations, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Infectious Diseases of Central
Nervous System, Neuro-Radiology, Degenerative Diseases and Dementia, Metabolic
Diseases, Developmental Disorders, Brain Tumors, Seizures and Epilepsy, Diseases
of Myelin, Neuromuscular Diseases, Ophthalmology and Trauma.
This Essay has been undertaken with the intention of
affording a more easy method, and encreased facilities, for the Diagnosis and
Treatment of Disease. The present Essay is also intended to draw the minds of
Practitioners to the necessity of observing a true Physiological distinction
between the Phenomena of the Nervous and Circulatory Systems.
Author(s):John Goodman, Royal College of
Physicians of London
This note covers the following
topics: Medical Aspects/Prevention: Types of Strokes, Medical Aspects:
Neurophysiological Changes, Medical Aspects: The Stroke-Prone Profile, Medical
Aspects: The Blood Supply, Aphasia: Concomitant Characteristics, Aphasia: Major
Syndromes, Specific Syndromes (the Nonfluent Aphasias, the Fluent Aphasias),
Aphasia: Diagnosis and Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects of Closed Head
Injury, Closed Head Injury: Recovery and Remediation, Right Hemisphere
Involvement: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Therapy.
laboratory exercise includes 122 gross and microscopic neuropathological
specimens that are correlated with 82 CT or MR images. Each of these images is
accompanied by a description, and the neuroimages also include a clinical
vignette. Diseases covered includes: Vascular Diseases, Edema and
Herniation, Neoplasms, Demyelinating Disorders, Infectious Diseases, Cranio-Spinal
Trauma, Toxic and Metabolic Disorders, Developmental Disorders and Degenerative
Department of Pathology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has
formatted many pathology cases for online viewing. The case database is growing
constantly, with several members of the department and residents contributing
cases on a regular basis. These cases fall into several categories and reflect
the broad scope of our department's clinical and diagnostic expertise.
Department of Pathology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine