A Dictionary Of Neurological Signs by A.J. LarnerA Dictionary Of Neurological Signs by A.J. Larner

A Dictionary Of Neurological Signs

byA.J. Larner

Hardcover | May 16, 2016

Pricing and Purchase Info

$160.76 online 
$227.50 list price save 29%
Earn 804 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


This updated and expanded Fourth Edition is an alphabetical listing of commonly presenting neurological signs designed to guide the physician toward the correct clinical diagnosis. The dictionary is focused, problem-based and concise. 

The structured entries in this practical, clinical resource provide summaries of a wide range of neurological signs. Each entry includes: a definition of the sign; a brief account of the clinical technique required to elicit the sign; a description of the other signs which may accompany the index sign; an explanation of pathophysiological and/or pharmacological background; differential diagnosis; brief treatment details; and where known, the neuroanatomical basis of the sign. 

A Dictionary of Neurological Signs, Fourth Edition, is an indispensable reference for all students, trainees, and clinicians who care for patients with neurological disorders, and could also be used in preparation for exams, since each entry is a snapshot of a specific disorder or disease.

A. J. Larner MA MD MRCP(UK) DHMSA PhD is a Consultant Neurologist at the Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, and Society of Apothecaries' Honorary Lecturer in the History of Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK.
Title:A Dictionary Of Neurological SignsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:347 pagesPublished:May 16, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319298194

ISBN - 13:9783319298191


Table of Contents

A: Abadie's Sign to Autotopagnosia.- B: Babinski's Sign (1) to "Butt-First Manoeuvre".- C: Cacogeusia to Czarnecki's Sign.- D: Dalrymple's Sign to Dystypia.- E: Ear Click to Eyelid Apraxia.- F: "Face-hand Test" to Funnel Vision.- G: Gag Reflex to Gynaecomastia.- H: Habit Spasm to Hypotropia.- I: Ice Pack Test to Itch.- J: Jacksonian March to Junctional Scotoma, Junctional Scotoma of Traquair.- K: Kayser-Fleischer Rings to Kyphoscoliosis.- L: Lagophthalmos to Luria Test.- M: Macrographia to Myotonia.- N: Narcolepsy, Narcoleptic Syndrome to Nystagmus.- O: Obscurations to Overflow.- P: Pagophagia to Pyramidal Signs, Pyramidal Syndrome, Pyramidal Weakness.- Q: Quadrantanopia to Quadrupedalism.- R: Rabbit Syndrome to Rubral Tremor.- S: Saccades to Synkinesia, Synkinesis.- T: "Table Top" Sign to Two-Point Discrimination.- U: Uhthoff's Phenomenon to Utilization Behaviour.- V: Valsalva Manoeuvre to Vulpian's Sign.- W: Waddling Gait to Wry Neck.- X: Xanthopsia to Xerophthalmia, Xerostomia.- Y: Yawning to Yo-yo-ing.- Z:ZeitrafferPhenomenon to Zoom Effect.

Editorial Reviews

"There are an enormous number of physical signs which are used by neurologists. This book is intended to provide a dictionary of such signs - an alphabetical series of descriptive entries, ranging from one paragraph to a page or so in length. . Medical libraries will probably have access to adequate definitions of all the terms in this book, but would sometimes find it useful to have them all brought together in a clear, well-referenced authoritative source." (Martin Guha, Reference Reviews, Vol. 31 (1), 2017)