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By Devin Binder, D. Sonne, Nancy Fischbein

ISBN-10: 1588904024

ISBN-13: 9781588904027

This fantastically illustrated e-book combines a close exposition of the anatomy and serve as of the cranial nerves with sensible insurance of scientific recommendations for the evaluate and differential prognosis of cranial nerve disorder. An introductory bankruptcy presents a short evaluate of cranial nerve anatomy and serve as, cranium base anatomy, category of pathologies, and imaging methods. all of the twelve chapters that stick with is dedicated to in-depth assurance of a special cranial nerve. those chapters open with exact dialogue of many of the capabilities of every nerve and general anatomy. The authors then describe universal lesions and current a chain of situations which are complemented by way of CT pictures and MRIs to demonstrate sickness entities that lead to cranial nerve dysfunction.Highlights:-Concise descriptions in a bulleted define layout let swift analyzing and review-Tables synthesize key details concerning anatomy, functionality, pathology, and imaging-More than three hundred top quality illustrations and state of the art CT and MR photographs exhibit very important anatomic recommendations and pathologic findings-Pearls emphasize scientific info and key imaging findings for analysis and treatment-Appendices comprise certain details on brainstem anatomy, scholar and eye circulation keep an eye on, parasympathetic ganglia, and cranial nerve reflexesThis ebook is an imperative reference for training physicians and trainees in neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, radiology, and otolaryngology-head and neck surgical procedure. it's going to additionally function a priceless source for college kids trying to achieve a great realizing of the anatomy, functionality, and pathology of the cranial nerves.

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Oculomotor palsy, gaze paralysis, and ipsilateral ataxia. 3 Oculomotor Nerve Lesions In the Subarachnoid Space (asternal Segment of Nerve) • Ischemia. Isolated oculomotor palsy with pupillary spar- • • • • • • • • ing is usually indicative of ischemic oculomotor palsy (caused by diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis). Diabetic third nerve palsy is usually painfu~ develops over a few hours, and has a good prognosis for recovery. Imaging is not indicated in the clinical setting of a classic diabetic oculomotor palsy.

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