Functional Systems

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The preceding chapters presented the major structures seen at individual levels of the central nervous system (CNS) or in particular views of the brain. This chapter is complementary, using many…

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An Introduction to Neuropathology

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The different diagnoses of diseases and disorders within the nervous system are made using neuropathology in coordination with clinical signs/symptoms and imaging. The imaging techniques discussed in Chapter 9 ,…

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Clinical Imaging

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For many decades, the central nervous system (CNS) of living individuals could be examined only indirectly, for example by using x-rays to study changes in the bones surrounding the CNS…

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Axial Sections

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This chapter, the second of three showing sections of entire human brains, illustrates axial planes approximating those used in computed tomography scans (see Chapter 9 ). Forebrain structures continue to…

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Coronal Sections

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This is the first of three chapters showing sections of entire human brains, in this case illustrating approximately coronal planes. Forebrain structures are emphasized, but parts of the brainstem and…

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Sagittal Sections

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This chapter, the last of three showing sections of entire human brains, illustrates para sagittal planes. Forebrain structures continue to be emphasized, but parts of the brainstem and cerebellum are…

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Transverse Sections of the Brainstem

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The brainstem contains the continuations of the long tracts seen in the spinal cord together with nuclei and tracts associated with cranial nerves and the cerebellum. These various tracts and…

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External Anatomy of the Brain

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This atlas emphasizes views of the interior of the human central nervous system (CNS) , sectioned in various planes. Here in the first chapter we lay some of the groundwork…

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Transverse Sections of the Spinal Cord

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The spinal cord is perhaps the most simply arranged part of the central nervous system (CNS). Its basic structure, indicated in a schematic drawing of the eighth cervical segment (…

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