Atlas of Cerebrospinal Fluid Cells by H.W. KölmelAtlas of Cerebrospinal Fluid Cells by H.W. Kölmel

Atlas of Cerebrospinal Fluid Cells

byH.W. Kölmel

Paperback | November 12, 2011

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The demand for an atlas of CSF cytology has made a second edition necessary very soon. The number of those who have learned to appreciate the value of this simple diagnostic procedure has apparently increased. Optimal methods of cell preparation, lim­ ited technical requirements and immediate availabil­ ity of the results have all contributed to this develop­ ment. In the current edition, primary emphasis has again been placed on selection of informative illustrations and on quality of reproduction. Some figures have been replaced, and some added. The text has been expanded and improved where it seemed appro­ priate. Malignant lymphomas are treated as a sepa­ rate topic, rather than as part of the chapter on he­ moblastoses. I should like to thank Prof. Dr. HANSJORG RIEHM of the pediatric department at Kli­ nikum Charlottenburg, Freie UniversiHit Berlin (Director: Prof. Dr. HANS HELGE), for his suggestion in this regard, as well as for the material for figures on plate 47 (a-d). My technical assistent, Mrs. CHRISTINE LIGNER, again deserves my special thanks. Her suggestions and her careful cytologic work have been significant contributions to the success of this atlas.
Title:Atlas of Cerebrospinal Fluid CellsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pagesPublished:November 12, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Cytologic Techniques.- 1.1. Cerebrospinal Fluid Cell Preparation.- 1.2. Staining Methods.- 2. The Cells of Normal Cerebrospinal Fluid.- 2.1. Lymphocytes and Monocytes.- 2.2. Ependymal and Choroidal Cells.- 2.3. Accidental Findings.- 2.4. Spindle-shaped Cells.- 3. Cells of the Mononuclear Phagocytic System.- 3.1. Development of Macrophages.- 3.2. Phagocytosis.- 3.3. Cellular Reaction of Bloody Cerebrospinal Fluid.- 4. Eosinophilic Granulocytes.- 5. Plasma Cells.- 6. Bacterial Meningitis.- 6.1. Acute Exudation Phase.- 6.2. Proliferative Phase of Infection and Repair Phase.- 7. Lymphocytic Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis.- 8. Tuberculous Meningoencephalitis.- 9. Cerebral and Spinal Syphilis.- 10. Meningoencephalitis in Behçet's Disease.- 11. Giant Cells.- 12. Tumor Giant Cells.- 13. Tumor Cells.- 13.1. Primary Tumors of the CNS.- 13.1.1. Ependymoma.- 13.1.2. Choroid Plexus Papilloma.- 13.1.3. Pinealoma.- 13.1.4. Meningioma, Neurinoma, Primary Sarcomas of the Brain Hypophyseal Adenoma, Craniopharyngioma, Dermoids.- 13.1.5. Spongioblastoma, Oligodendroglioma, Astrocytoma.- 13.1.6. Glioblastoma Multiforme.- 13.1.7. Medulloblastoma.- 13.2. Metastases in the CNS.- 13.2.1. Carcinomas of the Respiratory Tract.- 13.2.2. Carcinomas of the Breast.- 13.2.3. Carcinoma of the Alimentary Tract.- 13.2.4. Melanoma.- 13.2.5. Meningitis Carcinomatosa.- 13.3. Leukemias.- 13.3.1. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.- 13.3.2. Acute Myeloblasts Leukemia.- 13.3.3. Promyelocytic Leukemia.- 13.3.4. Chronic Myeloid and Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia.- 13.4. Malignant Lymphomas.- References.