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By Eugen Boltshauser, Jeremy Schmahmann

Clinics in Developmental medication No. 191-192

This clinically oriented textual content through a global workforce of specialists is the 1st definitive reference booklet on issues of the cerebellum in young ones. It offers a wealth of functional scientific event sponsored up through a robust clinical foundation for the data and information given. the 1st half units out the theoretical underpinnings of cerebellar problems. this is often by way of sections on medical stipulations grouped based on universal features akin to aetiology and symptomatology. The descriptions of the scientific stipulations each one systematically conceal, as applicable, epidemiology, occurrence, diagnostic standards, medical gains (including direction and prognosis), pathophysiology, genetics, investigations, differential analysis, and administration and treatment.

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

This finished reference textual content on cerebellar issues in teenagers comprises chapters on cerebellar improvement, prenatal cerebellar imaging, imaging of the posterior fossa, with insurance of a extensive variety 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. a number of checklists are supplied to help within the differential analysis of scientific symptoms and neuroimaging findings.

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