Inherited Neurological Disorders

Diagnosis and Case Study

Editors: Wu, Zhi-Ying (Ed.)

  • The first book in this field
  • Presents 40 cases of inherited neurological disorders with genetic diagnosis or pathological confirming
  • Provides systemic review about the specific diseases
  • Benefits from both fundamental researches and diagnosis methods
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About this book

This book provides up-to-date information on various inherited neurological disorders, presenting 40 cases of inherited neurological disorders with genetic diagnosis and/or pathological confirming. These disorders include cerebellar ataxia (SCA1, SCA2, SCA3, etc.), epileptic attacks related disorders (MELAS, MERRF, TSC, etc.), motor neuron related disorders (ALS, HSP, CMT, etc.), movement disorders (PD, PKD, DRD, etc.), ion channel diseases (hypokalemic periodic paralysis, normal potassium periodic paralysis), muscle diseases (DMD, FSHD, LSM, etc.), and dementia and psychiatric disorders (HD, CADASIL, CARASIL, etc.).

With the format of case study, one type of diseases is discussed on each chapter, basically consisted of 5 sections. Section 1 focuses on the detailed clinical features, physical examination and hematological examination, while Section 2 addresses questions regarding diagnosis and differential diagnosis. Additional information such as imaging material and genetic/pathological results are provided in Section 3, followed by the final diagnosis in Section 4. Section 5 presents a systemic review for each specific disease. The book will benefit clinicians especially neurologists, medical students, researchers and healthcare professionals facing difficult cases, particularly those involving fundamental research and diagnostic methods.

About the authors

Zhi-Ying Wu is a chief physician, professor and tutor of Ph.D. at the Department of Neurology and the Director of the Research Center of Neurology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hanzhou, China. Her research focus is on screening for causative genes, analyzing genotype-phenotype correlations, and understanding molecular pathogenesis of neurological disorders.

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eBook $79.99
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Hardcover $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-4195-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Inherited Neurological Disorders
Book Subtitle
Diagnosis and Case Study
Editors
  • Zhi-Ying Wu
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4196-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4196-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4195-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 147
Number of Illustrations and Tables
49 b/w illustrations, 56 illustrations in colour
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