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By Eugen Boltshauser, Jeremy Schmahmann

ISBN-10: 1907655018

ISBN-13: 9781907655012

Clinics in Developmental medication No. 191-192

This clinically oriented textual content through a global team of specialists is the 1st definitive reference ebook on problems of the cerebellum in young ones. It provides a wealth of useful scientific adventure sponsored up via a powerful clinical foundation for the data and tips given. the 1st half units out the theoretical underpinnings of cerebellar issues. this can be by means of sections on scientific stipulations grouped in keeping with universal features akin to aetiology and symptomatology. The descriptions of the medical stipulations each one systematically disguise, as applicable, epidemiology, occurrence, diagnostic standards, medical beneficial properties (including path and prognosis), pathophysiology, genetics, investigations, differential prognosis, and administration and treatment.

This ebook might be a useful source for all these taking care of young ones stricken by cerebellar issues, together with malformations, genetic and metabolic issues, bought cerebellar harm, vascular issues and acute ataxias.

This accomplished reference textual content on cerebellar problems in childrens contains chapters on cerebellar improvement, prenatal cerebellar imaging, imaging of the posterior fossa, with insurance of a vast diversity of malformations, genetic and metabolic problems concerning the cerebellum, prenatal cerebellar disruptions (as regarding prematurity), vascular issues, tumors and paraneoplastic syndromes, in addition to acute ataxia and trauma to the posterior fossa. various checklists are supplied to aid within the differential prognosis of medical symptoms and neuroimaging findings.

Paediatric neurologists, paediatricians, neurologists, developmental paediatricians, neuroimaging experts, geneticists, neonatologists

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A–c) Depictions by Franz Joseph Gall (1758–1828) of (a) the ventral surface of the brain. The relations of the cerebellum to the pons and the medulla are apparent, with the pyramidal tracts and inferior olives readily identified. (b) Partial dissection of the cerebellum reveals the cerebellar folia and subfolia (diagram left) and part of a cerebellar nucleus (diagram right). (c) Sagittal dissection showing the cerebellum in the posterior fossa, a cerebellar nucleus, the pattern of cerebellar folia and subfolia, and relation to the pons, inferior olives and spinal cord.

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