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By Steven L. Lewis

ISBN-10: 144433557X

ISBN-13: 9781444335576

Edited by
Steven L Lewis, MD, division of Neurological Sciences, Rush collage clinical middle, Chicago, Illinois, USA

How do you establish which neurologic syndromes take place as a result of systemic disease? 

Neurological difficulties regularly happen within the context of underlying systemic affliction, and should also be the proposing symptom of a clinical situation that has no longer but been clinically determined. therefore neurologists must be conscious while a neurological presentation could point out an underlying systemic disorder.

Neurological problems as a result of Systemic Disease provides the instruments you want to make those connections. the original neurologic presentation-based procedure pertains to the typical medical occasions you come upon, including: 

  • Headache
  • Stroke
  • Movement disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Encephalopathies, seizures, myelopathies, neuro-ophthalmologic and neuro-otologic problems, sleep problems, and others

Major different types of systemic disorder are explored for every presentation to lead you in the direction of a probable cause.  those include: 

  • Endocrine, electrolyte, and metabolic disorders
  • Systemic autoimmune disorders
  • Organ disorder and failure, and important scientific illness
  • Systemic melanoma and paraneoplastic disorders
  • Systemic infectious disease
  • Complications because of medications and alcohol
  •  Vitamin and mineral deficiencies 

Written by means of a number one forged of specialists, with a pragmatic method together with ‘things to recollect’ for every presentation, Neurological problems as a result of Systemic Disease could be on each neurologist’s desk.

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Adrenal Dysfunction: Pheochromocytoma Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine-producing tumor that typically is confined to adrenal tissue but can arise from extraadrenal sites in 15–20% of cases [9]. In order of prevalence, presenting symptoms/signs are as follows: headache (60–90%), palpitations (50–70%), diaphoresis (55–75%), sustained hypertension (50–60%), orthostatic hypotension (10–50%), pallor (40–45%), hyperglycemia (40%), fatigue (25–40%), weight loss (20–40%), anxiety/panic (20–40%), paroxysmal hypertension 30%, and flushing (10–20%) [9].

Finally, in Chapter 15, Erik St. Louis from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, discusses the association of disorders of sleep, including the parasomnias, and underlying systemic illness. Each chapter concludes with a list of the authors' suggestion of “Five things to remember about” that particular neurologic topic and its relation to systemic disease; these can be construed as suggested minimum “take home” points that provide some additional overall clinical perspective for the reader. Although written primarily with the neurologist (generalist neurologist, subspecialist neurologist, or neurologic trainee) in mind, the material in this book should also be of interest and accessible to internal medicine physicians, other primary care providers, internal medicine subspecialists, and even interested medical students.

Hoerth, MD Assistant Professor Department of Neurology Mayo Clinic Arizona Phoenix, AZ, USA Jaffar Khan, MD, FAAN Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education Department of Neurology Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA, USA Kevin A. Kahn, MD Director, Clinical Care Center Carolina Headache Institute Clinical Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology UNC School of Medicine Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor UNC School of Dentistry Chapel Hill, NC, USA Brendan J.

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