Clinical Neuroanatomy: A Case-Based Approach

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Edition 01
Author Gould & Patino
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Practical, case-based resource helps students integrate content from neuroanatomy and clinical coursesClinical Neuroanatomy: A Case-Based Approachby Douglas Gould and Gustavo Patino presents nervous system anatomy in a clinically-integrated manner, making it an ideal learning tool for medical students. Forty-seven succinct patient presentations feature a step-by-step walk-through of the lesion localization, correlating neuroanatomy with signs and symptoms. Each consistently organized case also includes the patient complaint, salient medical history, physical exam findings, discussion of symptoms, differential diagnoses, and potential tests.Key HighlightsHigh-yield, patient-focused vignettes challenge students to \"find the lesion\" and propose differential diagnosesImages provide an illustrative review of relevant anatomy and impacted pathwaysA visually-rich appendix provides a quick anatomical guide to upper and lower motor neuron manifestations, the central nervous system, and lesion locationsQuestions at the end of each section help students develop the ability to apply anatomy knowledge to the clinical settingThis is a must-have resource for medical students and clinicians seeking to apply neuroanatomy concepts to the initial patient approach. It is also an invaluable prep tool for the USMLE® or any other high-stakes exam covering neuroanatomy.This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on

Table of Contents
Section I: Muscle Weakness<
>1. Loss of strength in the hands (chronic)<
>2. Intermittent muscle weakness<
>3. Loss of strength with numbness and tingling (acute)<
>4. Generalized loss of strength (chronic)<
>Section I Questions<
>Section II: Pain<
>5. Pain in hands and feet (chronic)<
>6. Pain over one hemibody (subacute)<
>7. Pain in one upper limb (chronic)<
>Section II Questions<
>Section III: Peripheral Nervous System<
>8. History of falls and erectile dysfunction (chronic)<
>9. Wrist weakness (acute)<
>10. Upper limb pain (acute)<
>11. Hip pain and weakness in one leg (acute)<
>12. Pain and numbness in one hand (subacute)<
>13. Foot drop (chronic)<
>Section III Questions<
>Section IV: Autonomic nervous system<
>14. Difficulty
eathing with muscle cramps and abdominal pain (acute)<
>15. Headache, palpitations, and sweating (chronic)<
>16. Headache, face and neck pain (acute)<
>Section IV Questions<
>Section V: Spinal Cord and Roots<
>17. Loss of vision and tingling in the lower limbs (acute)<
>18. Weakness and instability (chronic)<
>19. Back pain (acute)<
>20. Neck pain (chronic)<
>21. Neck pain and urinary incontinence (chronic)<
>22. Back pain and urinary incontinence (subacute)<
>Section V Questions<
>Section VI: Brainstem<
>23. Dizziness and inability to walk (acute)<
>24. Generalized paralysis (acute)<
>25. Blurry vision and tremor of one hand (acute)<
>26. Palatal contractions (acute)<
>Section VI Questions<
>Section VII: Cranial Nerves<
>27. Vision loss (acute)<
>28. Blurry vision (acute)<
>29. Headache, eye pain, and blurry vision (chronic)<
>30. Blurry vision subsequent to periorbital pain (acute)<
>31. Intermittent blurry vision (subacute)<
>32. Facial pain (acute)<
>33. Facial palsy (acute)<
>34. Episodic dizziness (acute)<
>35. Dizziness with nausea (acute)<
>36. Difficulty speaking (chronic)<
>Section VII Questions<
>Section VIII: Cerebellum, Basal Nuclei, and Hypothalamus<
>37. Loss of coordination (acute)<
>38. Difficulty initiating movement (chronic)<
>39. Involuntary movements of one hemibody (acute)<
>40. Frequent urination and constant thirst (acute)<
>Section VIII Questions<
>Section IX: Cere
al Hemispheres<
>41. Loss of sensation over one hemibody (acute)<
>42. Difficulty speaking (acute)<
>43. Inability to get dressed (acute)<
>44. Loss of memory (chronic)<
>45. Changes in personality (chronic)<
>46. Loss of coordination and genitourinary symptoms (chronic)<
>47. Somnolence, headache, and blurry vision (acute)<
>Section IX Questions