Visual Pathways

Jul 31, 2016 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Visual Pathways

Visual Pathways Anatomy of the Visual System The Retina The retina extends anteroposteriorly from the ora serrata to the optic disc, which corresponds to the attachment of the optic nerve,…

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Peripheral Nerves

Jul 31, 2016 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Peripheral Nerves

Peripheral Nerves Principal Signs and Symptoms of Peripheral Nerve Disease Disorders affecting mixed peripheral nerves cause various symptoms and signs corresponding, in anatomic distribution, to regions supplied by each nerve….

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The Localization of Lesions Causing Coma

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The Localization of Lesions Causing Coma Most causes of coma speedily threaten life or recovery of neurological function. Thus, they must be promptly identified and treated. Unfortunately, patients with a…

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Spinal Cord

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Spinal Cord Anatomy of the Spinal Cord Gross Anatomy and Relationship to Vertebral Levels Anchored to the dura by the dentate (denticulate) ligaments, the spinal cord [15,18,22,29,36] extends from the…

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The Cerebellum

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The Cerebellum Anatomy of the Cerebellum The cerebellum (Fig. 16.1 A and B), derived from the somatic afferent portion of the alar plate (rhombic lip), acts as a monitor or…

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