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NEUROLOGICAL PRACTICE
SECOND EDITION
Consulting Editor
Noshir H Wadia, MD, FRCP, FAMS, FNA, FASc, D Sc (HONS)
Director Emeritus, Department of Neurology, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Former Professor of Neurology, Consultant Neurologist for Life
Editor
The J J Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College, Mumbai, INDIA
Satish V Khadilkar, MD, DM, DNBE, FIAN
Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, Grant Medical College and Sir J J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai Consultant Neurologist, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, INDIA
Table of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Copyright
Dedication
Contributors
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Infections
Epilepsy
Cerebrovascular diseases
Movement disorders
Headaches
Brain tumours
Dementias
Hereditary ataxias
Diseases of central nervous system myelin
Congenital craniovertebral anomalies
Peripheral neuropathies
Myopathies
Paediatric neurology
Infectious diseases
Malnutrition
Environmental diseases
References
1. Acute viral encephalitis
Herpes simplex encephalitis
Japanese encephalitis
Dengue
Chikungunya
References
2. Subacute and chronic viral infections of nervous system and prion diseases
Introduction
Neurobiology of HIV/AIDS
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and measles encephalitis
Creutzfeldt-jakob disease: Spongiform encephalopathies
References
References: HIV
References: Sspe
References cjd
3. Neurotuberculosis
Introduction
Epidemiology
Immunopathogenesis and pathology
Clinical features
Investigations
Management
Outcome
Children with TBM
Conclusion
References
4. Neurocysticercosis
Introduction
Taenia solium: Overview of life cycle
Historical aspects
Epidemiology
NCC: Stages, classification and criteria for diagnosis
Overview of experimental studies
Pathology
Clinical manifestations
Heavy nonencephalitic cysticercosis
Investigations
Treatment
Prevention
References
5. Cerebrovascular diseases
Epidemiology
Risk factors
Stroke subtypes
Stroke in the young population
Treatment for acute ischaemic stroke
Secondary prevention
Treatment of intracerebral haemorrhage
Rehabilitation
Outcome
Recurrence