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By Robert B. Daroff MD, Michael J. Aminoff

The The Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences explores all components of the self-discipline in its one thousand+ centred entries on a wide selection of themes in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and different comparable components of neuroscience. The concise entries are all written at a degree of comprehension now not formerly visible in current literature by way of contributing authors representing an eclectic and various view of all facets of neurology from many viewpoints and disciplines to supply an entire assessment of the field.The easy-to-use "encyclopedic-dictionary" layout positive aspects alphabetic entries, wide cross-referencing, and an intensive index for speedy reference. The wealth of knowledge supplied through those 4 volumes makes for compelling interpreting via everybody from the educational researcher to scholars, to the curious lay individual.

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The right optic nerve is edematous. These are typical features of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. See entry OPTIC NERVE DISORDERS. Plate 44 Milky swelling of the right optic nerve in an 80-year-old patient with giant cell arteritis. 4 (arrow). See entry OPTIC NERVE DISORDERS. Plate 45 Positive temporal artery biopsy performed 3 weeks after starting steroids. There are numerous lymphocytes present in the internal elastic lamina (arrow), a pathognomonic sign of arteritis. See entry OPTIC NERVE DISORDERS.

The antigen is recognized by a groove of mature Ig receptor formed from three hypervariable complimentarily determining regions (CDRs) of each light and heavy chain. Developing ab T cell expresses mature b chain of TCR and incomplete pre-Ta chain (only from the constant region). See entry IMMUNE SYSTEM, OVERVIEW. Plate 29 Effector functions of T cells. Intracellular pathogens such as viruses are eliminated by T cells recognizing MHC class I molecules and expressing CD8. CD8+ T cells kill infected cells, preventing the spread of infection; therefore, they are called cytotoxic T cells.

Plate 54 Coronal sections of the human uncus: rostral (1), intermediate (2), and caudal (3) portions. Unc, uncus; AMYG, amygdala; BN, basal nucleus of Meynert; Dent, dentate gyrus; ENT, entorhinal cortex; LV, lateral ventricle; OPT, optic tract. See entry UNCUS. Plate 55 The duration of zoster-associated pain by age groups. See entry VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS. Plate 56 Causes of dizziness (N=1461). BPPV, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; BVL, bilateral vestibular loss; CVA, cerebral vascular accident; TIA, transient ischemic attack; UVL, unilateral vestibular loss.

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