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The fourth variation of basic Neuroscience reinvents itself as an engrossing and accomplished presentation of the self-discipline of neuroscience, from molecules to cognition. Thorough yet succinct, and lavishly illustrated, the e-book builds from an introductory part that incorporates primary neuroanatomy and is going directly to disguise mobile and molecular neuroscience, improvement, sensory structures, motor structures, regulatory structures, and behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. The ebook has been retooled to higher serve its viewers within the neuroscience and clinical communities.
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CSF: may show raised protein. Neurophysiology: often non-contributory, but may show peripheral neuropathy. Brain/meningeal biopsy: required for diagnosis. Differential diagnosis Isolated angiitis of the central nervous system. Behçet’s disease. Subacute viral encephalitis. Gliomatosis cerebri. CNS lymphoma. Treatment and prognosis The condition is usually fatal, possibly because it is diagnosed late. If detected early, treatment with chemotherapy and radiotherapy may be tried. Steroids may give a temporary benefit.
Neurogenetics: mutations in the gene encoding GFAP. 26 A Differential diagnosis Other leukodystrophies, especially Canavan’s disease. Enlarged head: Hydrocephalus (in juvenile cases) Canavan’s disease Glutaric aciduria type I Gangliosidoses Metachromatic leukodystrophy L-2-hydroxyglutaric acidaemia. Treatment and prognosis No specific treatment. Symptomatic measures for epilepsy, spasticity. The younger the onset the worse the prognosis. 5 years juvenile group ϳ8 years. References Borrett D, Becker LE.
Neurology in Clinical Practice (3rd edition). Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000: 1595–1664. Gascon GG, Ozand PT. Aminoacidopathies and organic acidopathies, mitochondrial enzyme defects, and other metabolic errors. ). Textbook of Clinical Neurology (2nd edition). Philadelphia: Saunders, 2003: 629–664. Menkes JH. Disorders of amino acid metabolism. ). Merritt’s Textbook of Neurology (9th edition). Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1995: 538–546. Other relevant entries Canavan’s disease; Cystinosis; Hartnup’s disease; Homocystinuria; Lowe syndrome; Maple syrup urine disease; Non-ketotic hyperglycinaemia; Phenylketonuria; Tyrosinaemia.
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