Neurocutaneous Syndromes by Monica P. Islam, E. Steve Roach

By Monica P. Islam, E. Steve Roach

Neurocutaneous Syndromes presents the main up to date and complete source at the problems that bring about the expansion of tumors in a number of elements of the physique, these as a result of the irregular improvement of cells in an embryo and characterised by means of the presence of tumors in a number of elements of the physique and eyes, together with the apprehensive approach, and by way of sure transformations within the epidermis.

The most typical neurocutaneous syndromes comprise, neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, ataxia-telangiectasia, and von Hippel-Lindau sickness. signs range broadly and whereas current early would possibly not exhibit until eventually later in lifestyles.

As molecular drugs and genetic technology is continuous to affect our figuring out of neurocutaneous syndromes, this booklet additionally contains the most recent molecular and genetic technological know-how.

  • Provides a entire insurance of neurocutaneous syndromes
  • Details the most recent molecular and genetic technology on the topic of neurocutaneous syndromes
  • Presents a targeted reference for medical practitioners and the neuroscience, medical neurology, and neurogenetics examine communities
  • Includes up to date sections at the most modern molecular and genetic science

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Epidermal nevus syndromes: clinical findings in 35 patients. Pediatr Dermatol 21: 432–439. Vigevano F, Aicardi J, Lini M et al. (1984). La sindrome del nevo sebaceo lineare: presentazione di una casistica multicentnca. Boll Lega Ital Epil 45 (46): 59–63. Vigevano F, Bertini E, Boldrini R et al. (1989). Hemimegalencephaly and intractable epilepsy: benefits of hemispherectomy. Epilepsia 30: 833–843. PHENOTYPE/GENOTYPE CORRELATIONS IN EPIDERMAL NEVUS SYNDROME Vles JSH, Degraeuwe P, DeCock P et al.

Pediatr Neurol 22: 151–154. Zaremba J, Wisiawski J, Bidzinski J et al. (1978). Jadassohn’s naevus phakomatosis: a report of two cases. J Ment Def Res 22: 91–102. Zhang W, Simos PG, Isibashi H et al. (2003). Neuroimaging features of epidermal nevus syndrome. Am J Neuroradiol 24: 1468–1470. Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Vol. P. S. V. All rights reserved Chapter 3 Acquired neurocutaneous disorders AMRE NOUH1, JODI SPEISER2, AND JOSE´ BILLER3* Department of Neurology, Hartford Hospital - University of Connecticut, Hartford CT, USA 1 2 Section of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA 3 Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA INTRODUCTION A variety of neurologic diseases have cutaneous manifestations.

Vidaurri de la Cruz H, Tamayo-Sanchez L, Duran-McKinster C et al. (2004). Epidermal nevus syndromes: clinical findings in 35 patients. Pediatr Dermatol 21: 432–439. Vigevano F, Aicardi J, Lini M et al. (1984). La sindrome del nevo sebaceo lineare: presentazione di una casistica multicentnca. Boll Lega Ital Epil 45 (46): 59–63. Vigevano F, Bertini E, Boldrini R et al. (1989). Hemimegalencephaly and intractable epilepsy: benefits of hemispherectomy. Epilepsia 30: 833–843. PHENOTYPE/GENOTYPE CORRELATIONS IN EPIDERMAL NEVUS SYNDROME Vles JSH, Degraeuwe P, DeCock P et al.

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