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By C.M. Poser

It is a thoroughly new, fullyyt up to date colour atlas-textbook of a number of sclerosis (MS). the 1st of its style, it deals certain price for its illustrations and instructive textual content at the very most modern diagnostic tactics for MS. The booklet opens with introductory and history info after which covers the pathogenesis of MS regarding alteration of the blood-brain barrier. The part on prognosis covers IgG and oligoclonal bands within the cerebrospinal fluid; evoked capability reviews, together with visible, brainstem auditory, and somatosensory; MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), together with MRI differential prognosis regarding ADEM, MDEM, Lyme affliction, and HTLV-I spastic paraparesis; and puppy (positron emission tomography) and SPECT (single photon emission tomography). Concluding sections hide the gross, microscopic, and electronmicroscopic pathology of MS and the visible process in MS, regarding optic and retrobulbar neuritis; fundoscopy, and visible fields. contains bibliographic re ferences and index.

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Multiple sclerosis. Observations and reflections – a personal memoir. J Neurol Sci 1992;107:127–40 Poser C. The pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. Additional considerations. J Neurol Sci 1993;115 (suppl):S3–15 Poser C. The epidemiology of multiple sclerosis. A general overview. Ann Neurol 1994a;36(S2): S180–93 Poser C. The pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. Clin Neurosci 1994b;2:258–65 Poser C. The role of trauma in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. A review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 1994c;96:103–10 Poser C.

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Severe edema of the surrounding parenchyma has produced a spongy appearance. H & E stain Figure 35 Histology of a plaque in acute multiple sclerosis shows extensive tissue disorganization with an inflammatory reaction and edema of the blood vessel wall and perivascular tissue. H & E stain ©1998 CRC Press LLC Figure 36 Celloidin section of brain shows that the age of multiple sclerosis lesions can be gauged from the color intensity of the stained fat, representing the abbau products of myelinoclasia: the redder the fat, the younger the lesion.

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