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Neuromuscular Disease : Case Studies from Queen Square (Paperback)

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Neuromuscular disorders affect peripheral nerves, muscles, neuromuscular junction and anterior horn cells. There have been many recent advances in the diagnosis of such disorders using neurogenetic, neurophysiological techniques and treatment with for example intravenous immunoglobulin. Neuromuscular Disease: Case Studies from Queen Square will address the need for an accessible guide for clinicians using case scenarios from the world renowned MRC Neuromuscular Centre at the National Hospital, Queen Square. The book presents 50 cases, common and rare, genetic and acquired, in a practical, easy-to-read format for residents/registrars in training and consultants. Each case will cover: History and examination Investigations: laboratory including CSF neurophysiological if appropriate (tabulated as necessary) neuroradiological if appropriate (MRI pictures) neuropathogical if appropriate (histological pictures) Discussion of include the differential diagnosis, useful clinical pointers and management of the condition in brief.
Number of Pages: 184
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: August 29, 2016
TCIN: 51649835
UPC: 9781447123880
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-2670
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