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Clinical neuroanatomy: From a lesion to a symptom II

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Beginner
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42:35

2nd part of the lecture. This lecture will discuss how understanding and applying simple neuroanatomical rules, one can localize the damage along the neuroaxis, the first crucial step toward making the correct clinical diagnosis and initiating treatment.

Topics covered in this lesson
  1. Spinal tracts and lesions
  2. Sensory localization of lesions: mononeuropathy, polyneuropathy, root, spine, brainstem, thalamus, and cortex
  3. Upper and lower motor neuron lesions
  4. Brown Sequard syndrome
  5. Tabes dorsalis
  6. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  7. Central cord syndrome
  8. Anterior spinal artery syndrome
  9. Brain stem syndromes
  10. Left hemispheral lesions
  11. Fluent aphasia
  12. Right hemispheral lesions
  13. Prosopagnosia
  14. Blood supply and stroke
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