By A.J. Larner
The Dictionary of Neurological symptoms should be virtually to boot defined by way of what the e-book isn't really, in addition to information about what it truly is. The Dictionary isn't a guide for therapy of neuropathies. whereas many entries give you the most modern treatments, up to the moment cures should not mentioned in bedside point element. The Dictionary isn't really a board assessment ebook since it isn't in Q&A layout yet may well simply serve in that ability in view that every one access is a reasonably entire photo of a selected ailment or affliction. The Dictionary is an alphabetical directory of as a rule proposing neurological illnesses and issues designed to steer the health practitioner towards the proper medical prognosis. The content material is targeted, problem-based, concise and useful. The based entries during this sensible, scientific source offer a thumbnail of quite a lot of neurological indicators. every one access comprises: • definition of the signal • a short account of the medical procedure required to elicit the signal • description of the opposite indicators which can accompany the index signal • clarification of pathyophysiological and/or pharmacological heritage • differential prognosis • short therapy info. the place recognized, the entries additionally comprise neuroanatomical foundation of the signal. The Dictionary offers sensible, concise solutions to advanced scientific questions.
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Neurological foundations of cognitive neuroscience. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003: 239-258 ● - 35 - A Aprosexia Heilman KM, Gonzalez Rothi LG. Apraxia. ). Clinical neuropsychology (4th edition). Oxford: OUP, 2003: 215-235 Leiguarda RC, Marsden CD. Limb apraxias. Higher-order disorders of sensorimotor integration. Brain 2000; 123: 860-879 Pramstaller PP, Marsden CD. The basal ganglia and apraxia. Brain 1996; 119: 319-340 Cross References Alien hand, Alien limb; Body part as object; Crossed apraxia; Eyelid apraxia; Forced groping; Frontal lobe syndromes; Gait apraxia; Grasp reflex; Optic ataxia; Speech apraxia Aprosexia Aprosexia is a syndrome of psychomotor inefficiency, characterized by complaints of easy forgetting, for example of conversations as soon as they are finished, material just read, or instructions just given.
Assessment of aphasia. Oxford: OUP, 2003 Willmes K, Poeck K. To what extent can aphasic syndromes be localized? ” The term is now used to - 33 - A Aphonia describe a motor disorder of speech production with preserved comprehension of spoken and written language. This syndrome has also been called phonetic disintegration (cf. phonemic disintegration), pure anarthria, apraxic dysarthria, cortical dysarthria, verbal apraxia, subcortical motor aphasia, pure motor aphasia, small or mini Broca’s aphasia, and kinetic speech production disorder, reflecting the differing views as to the nature of the underlying disorder (aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia).
Kallman’s syndrome, hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism, a disorder of neuronal migration) or, much more commonly, acquired. Rhinological disease (allergic rhinitis, coryza) is by far the most common cause; this may also account for the impaired sense of smell in smokers. Head trauma is the most common neurological cause, due to shearing off of the olfactory fibers as they pass through the cribriform plate. Recovery is possible in this situation due to the capacity for neuronal and axonal regeneration within the olfactory pathways.