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The completely up-to-date 12th version of this vintage keeps the association, practicality, and clarity that makes Merritt's Neurology essentially the most renowned texts between neurologists, fundamental care physicians, and citizens reviewing for psychiatry or neurology forums. In 183 brief chapters, the publication presents the necessities clinicians want on symptoms/signs, diagnostic assessments, and neurologic problems of all etiologies.

For this version, Timothy A. Pedley, MD, Chair of the dep. of Neurology at Columbia collage, joins Dr. Rowland as co-editor. insurance contains separate chapters on autism, autosomal recessive ataxias, and autosomal dominant ataxias, and new chapters on endovascular neuroradiology, parkinsonian syndromes, Lewy physique dementias, frontotemporal dementia, vanishing white topic, vasculitis, common strain hydrocephalus, neuromyelitis optica, Kennedy disorder, spinal muscular atrophy, complicated local discomfort syndrome, problems of DNA translation, the immune recovery inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), and Hashimoto encephalopathy. such a lot chapters were up-to-date to mirror advances in molecular genetics.

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851 Audrey S. Penn 138. Botulism and Antibiotic-Induced Neuromuscular issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 853 Audrey S. Penn 139. serious disorder Myopathy and Neuropathy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 855 Michio Hirano and Louis H. Weimer part XIX. Myopathies one hundred forty. opting for problems of the Motor Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 858 Lewis P. Rowland 91863_fm. qxd 9/12/09 11:17 PM web page xix Contents 141. innovative Muscular Dystrophies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 861 Petra Kaufmann, Louis H. Weimer, Michio Hirano, and Lewis P. Rowland 142. Familial Periodic Paralysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 876 Lewis P. Rowland and Paul H. Gordon 143. Congenital problems of Muscle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 880 Olajide Williams one hundred forty four. Myoglobinuria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 885 Lewis P. Rowland and Michio Hirano a hundred forty five. Muscle Cramps and Stiffness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 889 Robert B. Layzer and Lewis P. Rowland 146. Dermatomyositis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 894 Lewis P. Rowland 147. Polymyositis, Inclusion physique Myositis, and comparable Myopathies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 897 Lewis P. Rowland 148. Myositis Ossificans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 902 Lewis P. Rowland xix 162. Hematologic and comparable illnesses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 998 David Adams and Michael Daras 163. Hepatic ailment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1011 Neeraj Badjatia and Peter Y. Kim 164. Cerebral problems of Cardiac surgical procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1015 Mitchell S. V. Elkind and Eric J. Heyer one hundred sixty five. Bone ailment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1020 Roger N. Rosenberg and Alison M. Pack 166. Renal sickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1027 J. Kirk Roberts 167. breathing help for Neurologic ailments . . . . . . . . . . . . 1030 David B. Seder and Stephan A. Mayer 168. dietary problems: Malnutrition, Malabsorption, and B12 and different nutrition Deficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1035 Laura Lennihan and Lewis P. Rowland 169. Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1042 John C. M. Brust one hundred seventy. Neurologic ailment while pregnant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1043 part XX. Demyelinating illnesses 149. a number of Sclerosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903 Claire S. Riley and Mark J. Tullman a hundred and fifty. Neuromyelitis Optica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 919 Claire S. Riley and Mark J. Tullman 151. Marchiafava–Bignami sickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 922 Lewis P. Rowland 152. principal Pontine Myelinolysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 924 Gary L. Bernardini and Elliott L. Mancall Alison M. Pack 171. Hashimoto Encephalopathy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1051 Ji Y. Chong part XXIV. Psychiatry and Neurology 172. Schizophrenia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1053 Elizabeth R. LeQuesne, David B. Merrill, and Jeffrey A. Lieberman 173. temper issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1058 Ralph N. Wharton 174. nervousness issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1065 part XXI. Paroxysmal issues 153. Epilepsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 927 Carl W. Bazil and Timothy A. Pedley 154. Febrile Seizures .

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