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Dementia and Motor Neuron Disease by Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz

By Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz

Dementia and Motor Neuron disorder is a unmarried authoritative reference at the present knowing of frontotemporal dementia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This finished paintings is perfect for medical and study teams concentrating on dementia or ALS, in addition to these operating within the fields of neuroimaging and neuropsychology.

Key issues coated include:
• Frontotemporal dementia, together with background, anatomy and impairment
• scientific phenomenology and treatment
• Neuropathological, cognitive disorder and adjusted cognition spectrums
• Neuroimaging
• Molecular and mobile neuropathology
• Genetics
• Neurochemistry

With contributions from overseas opinion leaders in dementia and motor neuron ailment, it is a distinctive reference for demonstrated clinicians and researchers, in addition to graduate scholars learning neurodegeneration.

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Some patients develop similar symptoms in the contralateral limb, but symmetrical involvement is very rare. 18 A neurogenic pattern on electromyography, and histologic evidence of neurogenic atrophy suggest an underlying anterior horn cell lesion. 19 This variant of MMA is referred to as Hirayama’s syndrome. Two autopsies of patients with Hirayama’s syndrome showed anteroposterior flattening of the spinal cord at C7 and C8 with necrosis of the anterior horns. 20 Primary lateral sclerosis Fig. 5 The flail arm segmental variant of ALS.

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