Irene Litvan's Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders: Clinical and Research PDF

By Irene Litvan

ISBN-10: 1588293319

ISBN-13: 9781588293312

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Autoimmune problems of the surface stay an enigma for lots of clinicians and scientists now not accustomed to those often critical and protracted illnesses. The e-book presents an summary and the newest info at the wide spectrum of cutaneous autoimmune issues for clinicians, scientists and practitioners in dermatology, drugs, rheumatology, ENT, pediatrics and ophthalmology. The booklet is exclusive because it offers the state of the art wisdom on pathophysiology, scientific prognosis and administration of those issues supplied through the realm specialists within the box. the first purpose is to expand the certainty of the pathophysiology of cutaneous autoimmune problems and to supply a realistic consultant to how one can determine and deal with those stipulations. The ebook is illustrated with many tables, illustrative figures and scientific colour pictures. the second one variation has been prolonged via chapters on autoimmune pigmentary problems (vitiligo), hairloss (alopecia areata) and cutaneous signs of rheumatic problems.

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The caudate, putamen, globus pallidus, thalamus, and other brainstem structures appear normal. The histopathological hallmark of PD is the loss of dopaminergic neurons from the substantia nigra associated with the presence of intraneuronal inclusions called Lewy bodies (LBs). Cell loss in the substantia nigra occurs in a region-specific manner, with the lateral ventral tier of the pars compacta being most affected (15). It is estimated that at least 50% of the nigral neurons must degenerate From: Current Clinical Neurology: Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders Edited by: I.

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Most, but not all, cases of DLB have some degree of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)-like pathology (28,35). Senile plaques (SPs) are the most common finding with the majority being of the “diffuse” type. When neuritic plaques are present, most contain only tau-negative, ubiquitin-positive neurites. Neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) and neuropil threads, containing paired helical filaments, may be found in the limbic structures and mesial temporal lobe but are uncommon in the neocortex. This pattern of pathology may be sufficient to fulfil pathological criteria for AD that are based on SP numbers (such as CERAD) (36) but not those that stress the importance of NFTs (such as Braak staging) (37).

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