Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases

ISBN-10: 0878930604

ISBN-13: 9780878930609

Edition: 2002

Authors: Blumenfeld

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Book details

List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 951
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.774
Language: English

Preface
How to Use This Book
Introduction to Clinical Case Presentations
Introduction
The General History and Physical Exam
Neurologic Differential Diagnosis
Relationship between the General Physical Exam and the Neurologic Exam
References
Neuroanatomy Overview and Basic Definitions
Basic Macroscopic Organization of the Nervous System
Basic Cellular and Neurochemical Organization of the Nervous System
CNS Gray Matter and White Matter; PNS Ganglia and Nerves
Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System
Cerebral Cortex: Basic Organization and Primary Sensory and Motor Areas
Motor Systems
Somatosensory Systems
Stretch Reflex
Brainstem and Cranial Nerves
Limbic System
Association Cortex
Blood Supply to the Brain and Spinal Cord
Conclusions
References
The Neurologic Exam as a Lesson in Neuroanatomy
Overview of the Neurologic Exam
neuroexam.com
The Neurologic Exam: Examination Technique and What Is Being Tested
The Neurologic Exam as a Flexible Tool
Coma Exam
Brain Death
Conversion Disorder, Malingering, and Related Disorders
The Screening Neurologic Exam
Conclusions
References
Introduction to Clinical Neuroradiology
Introduction
Imaging Planes
Computerized Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Neuroangiography
Functional Neuroimaging
Conclusions
Neuroradiological Atlas
References
Brain and Environs: Cranium, Ventricles, and Meninges
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Cranial Vault and Meninges
Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood-Brain Barrier
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
A Scuba Expedition through the Brain
References
Corticospinal Tract and Other Motor Pathways
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Motor Cortex, Sensory Cortex, and Somatotopic Organization
Basic Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
Spinal Cord Blood Supply
General Organization of the Motor Systems
Lateral Corticospinal Tract
Autonomic Nervous System
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Somatosensory Pathways
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Main Somatosensory Pathways
Posterior Column-Medial Lemniscal Pathway
Spinothalamic Tract and Other Anterolateral Pathways
Somatosensory Cortex
Central Modulation of Pain
The Thalamus
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Spinal Nerve Roots
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Segmental Organization of the Nervous System
Nerve Roots in Relation to Vertebral Bones, Discs, and Ligaments
Dermatomes and Myotomes
Simplification: Three Nerve Roots to Remember in the Arm
Simplification: Three Nerve Roots to Remember in the Leg
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Major Plexuses and Peripheral Nerves
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Brachial Plexus and Lumbosacral Plexus
Simplification: Five Nerves to Remember in the Arm
Simplification: Three Nerves Acting on the Thumb
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Hand Muscles
Simplification: Five Nerves to Remember in the Leg
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Cerebral Hemispheres and Vascular Supply
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Review of Main Functional Areas of Cerebral Cortex
Circle of Willis: Anterior and Posterior Circulations
Anatomy and Vascular Territories of the Three Main Cerebral Arteries
Venous Drainage of the Cerebral Hemispheres
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Visual System
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Eyes and Retina
Optic Nerves, Optic Chiasm, and Optic Tracts
Lateral Geniculate Nucleus and Extrageniculate Pathways
Optic Radiations to Primary Visual Cortex
Visual Processing in the Neocortex
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Brainstem I: Surface Anatomy and Cranial Nerves
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Surface Features of the Brainstem
Skull Foramina and Cranial Nerve Exit Points
Sensory and Motor Organization of the Cranial Nerves
Functions and Course of the Cranial Nerves
Olfactory Nerve
Optic Nerve
Oculomotor, Trochlear, and Abducens Nerves
Trigeminal Nerve
Facial Nerve
Vestibulocochlear Nerve
Glossopharyngeal Nerve
Vagus Nerve
Spinal Accessory Nerve
Hypoglossal Nerve
Review: Cranial Nerve Combinations
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Brainstem II: Eye Movements and Pupillary Control
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Extraocular Muscles, Nerves, and Nuclei
The Pupils and Other Ocular Autonomic Pathways
Cavernous Sinus and Orbital Apex
Supranuclear Control of Eye Movements
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Brainstem III: Internal Structures and Vascular Supply
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Main Components of the Brainstem
Brainstem Sections
Cranial Nerve Nuclei and Related Structures
Long Tracts
Cerebellar Circuitry
Reticular Formation and Related Structures
Widespread Projection Systems of Brainstem and Forebrain: Consciousness, Attention, and Other Functions
Anatomy of the Sleep-Wake Cycle
Reticular Formation Motor, Reflex, and Autonomic Systems
Brainstem Vascular Supply
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Cerebellum
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Cerebellar Lobes, Peduncles, and Deep Nuclei
Microscopic Circuitry of the Cerebellum
Cerebellar Output Pathways
Cerebellar Input Pathways
Vascular Supply to the Cerebellum
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Basal Ganglia
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Basic Three-Dimensional Anatomy of the Basal Ganglia
Input, Output, and Intrinsic Connections of the Basal Ganglia
Parallel Basal Ganglia Pathways for Movement, Eye Movement, Cognition, and Emotion
Ansa Lenticularis, Lenticular Fasciculus, and the Fields of Forel
Clinical Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
Additional Cases
References
Pituitary and Hypothalamus
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Overall Anatomy of the Pituitary and Hypothalamus
Important Hypothalamic Nuclei and Pathways
Endocrine Functions of the Pituitary and Hypothalamus
Clinical Cases
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Limbic System: Homeostasis, Olfaction, Memory, and Emotion
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Overview of Limbic Structures
Olfactory System
Hippocampal Formation and Other Memory-Related Structures
The Amygdala: Emotions, Drives, and Other Functions
Other Limbic Pathways
Clinical Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
Additional Cases
References
Higher-Order Cerebral Function
Anatomical and Clinical Review
Unimodal and Heteromodal Association Cortex
Principles of Cerebral Localization and Lateralization
The Dominant Hemisphere: Language Processing and Related Functions
The Nondominant Hemisphere: Mechanisms of Attention and Spatial Processing
The Frontal Lobes: Anatomy and Functions of an Enigmatic Brain Region
Visual Association Cortex: Higher-Order Visual Processing
Attention, Awareness, and Other General Network Functions of The Brain
Additional Cases
Brief Anatomical Study Guide
References
Epilogue: A Simple Working Model of the Mind
Case Index
Subject Index
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