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By A.J. Larner

The Dictionary of Neurological indicators should be nearly in addition defined by way of what the publication isn't really, besides information about what it really is. The Dictionary isn't really a instruction manual for therapy of neuropathies. whereas many entries give you the most recent remedies, up to date cures will not be mentioned in bedside point aspect. The Dictionary isn't really a board evaluation e-book since it isn't in Q&A layout yet may well simply serve in that capability in view that each one access is a reasonably entire photograph of a particular sickness or sickness. The Dictionary is an alphabetical directory of ordinarily proposing neurological ailments and issues designed to lead the medical professional towards the right kind scientific prognosis. The content material is targeted, problem-based, concise and functional. The based entries during this sensible, scientific source supply a thumbnail of a variety of neurological symptoms. each one access comprises: • definition of the signal • a short account of the scientific method required to elicit the signal • description of the opposite indicators which could accompany the index signal • clarification of pathyophysiological and/or pharmacological historical past • differential prognosis • short remedy info. the place identified, the entries additionally comprise neuroanatomical foundation of the signal. The Dictionary offers useful, concise solutions to complicated medical questions.

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References Silva MT, Howard RS, Kartsounis LD, Ross Russell RW. The alien grasp reflex. European Neurology 1996; 36: 55-56 Cross References Alien hand, Alien limb; Grasp reflex Alien Hand, Alien Limb An alien limb, most usually the arm but occasionally the leg, is one that manifests slow, involuntary, wandering (levitating), quasipurposive movements. An arm so affected may show apraxic difficulties in performing even the simplest tasks and may be described by the patient as uncooperative or “having a mind of its own” (hence alternative names such as anarchic hand sign and le main étranger).

New England Journal of Medicine 1992; 326: 531-539 Saver JL. Approach to the patient with aphasia. ). Practical neurology (2nd edition). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002: 27-39 Spreen O, Risser AH. Assessment of aphasia. Oxford: OUP, 2003 Willmes K, Poeck K. To what extent can aphasic syndromes be localized? ” The term is now used to - 33 - A Aphonia describe a motor disorder of speech production with preserved comprehension of spoken and written language. This syndrome has also been called phonetic disintegration (cf.

Brain 2000; 123: 860-879 Pramstaller PP, Marsden CD. The basal ganglia and apraxia. Brain 1996; 119: 319-340 Cross References Alien hand, Alien limb; Body part as object; Crossed apraxia; Eyelid apraxia; Forced groping; Frontal lobe syndromes; Gait apraxia; Grasp reflex; Optic ataxia; Speech apraxia Aprosexia Aprosexia is a syndrome of psychomotor inefficiency, characterized by complaints of easy forgetting, for example of conversations as soon as they are finished, material just read, or instructions just given.

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