Color Atlas of Neurology (Flexibook) by Reinhard Rohkamm

By Reinhard Rohkamm

Nordwest-Krankenhaus Sanderbusch, Sande, Germany. Pocket atlas bargains high quality colour illustrations and unique details at the prognosis of indicators and indicators of neurologic sickness. Emphasizes stipulations most often obvious in medical perform. additionally contains the basics of the anatomic constitution of the apprehensive process. Softcover.

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T1 Peroneus longus m. C8 S2 S2 L3 C8 Extensor hallucis longus m. C7 L4 Thenar muscles Dermatomes and Myotomes Deltoid m. Triceps brachii m. Gastrocnemius m. L4 L5 S1 Myotomes (left, posterior view; right, anterior view) L5 S1 S1 L4 L5 L5 Dermatomes (left, posterior view; right, anterior view) 33 Argo light Argo Brachial Plexus Hypoglossal n. (XII) Lower trunk (C8/T1) Great auricular n. Lesser occipital n. C1 Transversus colli n. C2 Ansa cervicalis (from C1 to C3) C3 Supraclavicular nn. C 3 C4 Peripheral Nervous System Middle trunk (C7) Diaphragm C5 Upper trunk (C5/C6) C 4 C6 Dorsal scapular n.

Hypokalemia- and hyperkalemia-related forms of paralysis belong to this group. Myasthenic syndromes. Myasthenia gravis and Lambert–Eaton syndrome are characterized by abnormal fatigability of the muscles. Postviral fatigue syndrome. Mildly increased fatigability of the muscles may persist for weeks after recovery from a viral illness. ࡯ Muscle Pain and Stiffness Muscle pain and stiffness restrict movement, causing weakness as a secondary consequence. Muscle pain. Muscle pain (myalgia, p. 346) at rest and on exertion accompanies muscle trauma (muscle rupture, strain, soreness, compartment syndromes), viral myositis (influenza, Coxsackie virus, herpes simplex virus), fibromyalgia, polymyalgia rheumatica, and muscle cramps and spasms of various causes (malignant hyperthermia, carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency, phosphorylase deficiency/glycogen storage disease type V).

Examination: Suppression of visual fixation: the subject extends his arms and stares at his thumbs while spinning on a swivel chair. Nystagmus does not occur in normal subjects. Oculocephalic reflex (doll’s eyes phenomenon): Horizontal or vertical passive rotation of the subject’s head causes the eyes to rotate in the opposite direction; normally suppressible by awake persons, this reflex is seen in patients with impaired consciousness but preserved vestibular function. Caloric testing: The examiner first confirms that the patient’s eardrums are intact, then instills cold water in the external auditory canal with the head elevated at a 30° angle (which inactivates the ipsilateral horizontal semicircular canal).

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