Marsdens Book of Movement Disorders

Hardcover | April 11, 2012

byIvan Donaldson, C. David Marsden, Susanne Schneider

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This book represents the final work of the late Professor C. David Marsden, who was without doubt the most influential figure in the field of movement disorders, in terms of his contributions to both research and clinical practice, in the modern era. Originally prepared and written inconjunction with his colleague at the Institute of Neurology, Prof. Ivan Donaldson, David Marsden had intended for this book to be the most comprehensive reference book on movement disorders, but also that it would serve as the "clinical Bible" for the management of these conditions. The book covers the full breadth of movement disorders, from the underlying anatomy and understanding of basal ganglia function to the diagnosis and management of specific movement disorders, including the more common conditions such as Parkinson's Disease through to the rare and very rareconditions such as Neimann-Pick disease. Chapters follow a structured format with historical overviews, definitions, clinical features, differential diagnosis, investigations and treatment covered in a structured way. The book is extensively illustrated, with many original photographs and diagramsof historical significance that have not published before. Among these illustrations are still images of some original film clips of some of Dr. Marsden's patients published here for the first time. Comprehensively referenced and updated by experts from the Institute of Neurology at Queen Square,this book will provide a valuable reference for not just movement disorder specialists and researchers, but also for clinicians who care for patients with movement disorders.

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This book represents the final work of the late Professor C. David Marsden, who was without doubt the most influential figure in the field of movement disorders, in terms of his contributions to both research and clinical practice, in the modern era. Originally prepared and written inconjunction with his colleague at the Institute of N...

Dr. Susanne Schneider is in the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and the Institute of Neurology at University College London, Queen Square, London, UK. Kailash Bhatia is with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Institute of Neu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1552 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:April 11, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - Introduction1. Anatomy2. Functions of the basal gangliaSection 2 - The clinical approach to movement disorders3. Clinical assessment4. InvestigationSection 3 - Akinetic-rigid syndromesSection 3a - Idiopathic/primary syndromes5. Parkinson's disease6. Multiple system atrophy7. Progressive supranuclear palsy (or Steele-Richardson-Olszewski disease)8. Corticobasal degeneration9. Parkinsonian-dementia syndromesSection 3b - Symptomatic Parkinsonian syndromes inherited10. Wilson's disease11. Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), previously also known as Hallervorden-Spatz diseaseSection 3c - Symptomatic Parkinsonian syndromes aquired12. Postencephalic parkinsonism13. Drug-induced parkinsonism and the neuroleptic malignant syndrome14. Basal ganglia calcification15. Other acquired symptomatic parkinsonian syndromesSection 4 - Tremor16. Physiological and exaggerated or enhanced physiological tremor17. Classical essential tremor18. Isolated site-specific or task-specific tremors19. Symptomatic tremorsSection 5 - Chorea20. Huntington's disease21. Other idiopathic choreic syndromes22. Sydenham's chorea23. Spontaneous oro-facial chorea and tardive dyskinesia24. Other symptomatic (secondary) choreic syndromes25. BallismSection 6 - Tics26. Simple tics27. Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome28. Symptomatic (secondary) tic syndromesSection 7 - Myoclonus29. Focal myoclonus30. Epileptic myoclonus31. Brainstem myoclonus and startle syndromes32. Specific myoclonic syndromes33. Other, specific causes of symptomatic generalised myoclonus34. Essential myoclonusSection 8 - Primary idiopathic dystonic syndromeSection 8a - Primary idiopathic dystonic syndrome35. Generalised primary dystonia36. Other primary dystonias (dystonia-plus syndromes)37. Idiopathic (primary) cranial dystonias38. Spasmodic torticollis39. Writer's and craft crampsSection 8b - Secondary (symptomatic) dystonic syndromes40. Lesch-Nyhan syndrome41. Other inherited secondary (symptomatic) dystonias42. Cerebral palsy43. Other acquired secondary (symptomatic) dystonic syndromesSection 9 - Syndromes ofcontinuous muscle fibre activity44. Stiff man syndromes45. Neuromyotonic syndromesSection 10 - Restlessness46. Akathisia47. Restless legs syndrome48. Painful legs and moving toesSection 11 - Episodic movement disorders49. Paroxysmal choreic, athetotic or dystonic attacks50. Tonic attacks51. Intermittent ataxias52. Miscellaneous movement disorders