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Comprehensive Board evaluation in Neurology, moment Edition, is an important source for neurology citizens and fellows
studying for the Resident In-Service education examination (RITE) and the yankee Board
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  • Content displays the center carrying on with clinical
    schooling issues confirmed by way of the yank Academy of Neurology
  • Full-color, distinctive illustrations and pathology
    pictures support elucidate the textual content
  • Filled with effective precis tables and boxed
    content material to spotlight the main salient "take-aways"
  • A new appendix, "Tight organization List," permits readers to acknowledge usually linked medical phrases in a multiple-choice setting

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1–31): central, centrocecal (a central scotoma that connects to the blind spot), or paracentral scotoma (2) scotomata from arcuate bundle injury (Fig. 20 Failure of defect to connect to the blind spot suggests the lesion is retro-chiasmatic. qxd 7/7/06 10:09 AM Page 38 1 Neuroanatomy illopap cular ma ndle bu Figure 1–30 Retinal fiber bundles. (From Duus P, Topical Diagnosis in Neurology. Stuttgart, Germany: Georg Thieme; 1998:83, Fig. 11. ) Figure 1–31 Papillomacular bundle injuries cause paracentral (A), central (B), or centrocecal (C) scotomata.

Lamina V projects into the spinothalamic tract (with laminae I and VII) b. intermediate zone (Rexed lamina VII) i. qxd 7/7/06 ii. c. 10:09 AM Page 31 Clarke’s column: located medial to the intermediolateral cell column between T1 and L3 spinal cord levels; relays proprioceptive and tactile sensory inputs from spinal cord levels below T1 (from the trunk and lower limbs) to the cerebellum through the dorsal spinocerebellar tract anterior horn (Rexed lamina VIII, IX) i. motoneurons (1) subtypes (a) ␣-I motoneurons: have large cell bodies; innervate fatigable and fatigue-resistant fast-twitch muscle fibers (b) ␣-II motoneurons: have small cell bodies; innervate fatigueresistant slow-twitch muscle fibers Figure 1–24 Somatotopic organization of the spinal gray matter.

From Rohkamm R, Color Atlas of Neurology. Stuttgart, Germany: Georg Thieme; 2004:23). qxd 7/7/06 10:09 AM Page 32 Table 1–6 Conus Medullaris and Cauda Equina Syndromes Conus medullaris syndrome Cauda equina syndrome Caused by lesions at L1-2 Caused by lesions at L4-5 or L5-s1 Symptoms include Symptoms include Symmetric weakness Asymmetric weakness Symmetric saddle anesthesia for small fiber sensation Asymmetric saddle anesthesia involving all modalities Decreased knee reflex Bowel and bladder incontinence, developing early Bowel and bladder retention developing late 1 Neuroanatomy Normal knee reflex c.

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