The Prosencephalies: Morphology, Neuroradiological Appearances and Differential Diagnosis by F.P. ProbstThe Prosencephalies: Morphology, Neuroradiological Appearances and Differential Diagnosis by F.P. Probst

The Prosencephalies: Morphology, Neuroradiological Appearances and Differential Diagnosis

byF.P. ProbstEditorA. Brun, I. Pascual-Castroviejo

Paperback | April 14, 2012

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To achieve an effective in vivo diagnosis of prosencephalic malforma­ tions it is necessary to have a systematic method that is closely corre­ lated to the gross morphology of the inner and outer surfaces of the brains involved, since those are the features that are demonstrable by pneumography, angiography and computer tomography. An attempt was made to use the existing classification systems, but it then became obvious that they are poorly adapted to the requirements of modem neuroradiology. The many different forms of prosencephaly therefore needed to be re-categorized on the basis of a series of typical speci­ mens. The new system is not only simpler and thus more clear-cut from the standpoint of the (in vivo) diagnosis, but in the present author's opinion it also has some advantages as regards the theoretical aspects of the problem. An essential prerequisite for its clarity is that the mal­ formations belonging to theyrosepsephalysQe
Title:The Prosencephalies: Morphology, Neuroradiological Appearances and Differential DiagnosisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 27.9 × 21 × 0.01 inPublished:April 14, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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1. Development and Aetiology.- Development.- Normal Development.- Neurulation.- Prosencephalic Cleavage.- The Hemispheres.- Telencephalon Medium ('Impar').- Diencephalon.- Differentiation of Cortical Plate; Mass Development; Moulding of the Telencephalic Ventricles.- Commissuration.- Abnormal Development.- Influence of Corpus Callosum on Gross Morphology of the Brain.- Experimental Model.- Specific Problems Connected with Prosencephaly and Arhinencephaly.- Aetiology.- General Survey.- Hereditary or Familial Occurrence of Systemic Cerebral Malformations.- Systemic Cerebral Malformations and Chromosomal Anomalies.- Corpus Callosum Defects and D- and E-Trisomy.- Miscellaneous Chromosome Abnormalities and Systemic Brain Malformations.- Prosencephaly Associated with a Single Umbilical Artery.- Analysis of Author's Material.- Corpus Callosum Defects.- Clinical Material.- Autopsy Material.- Prosencephalies.- 2. Morphology.- Classification Systems.- Cyclopy-Arhinencephaly: First Systematic Review.- Cyclopy.- Ethmocephaly.- Cebocephaly.- Arhinencephaly with Median Cleft Lip and Palate.- Arhinencephaly with Lateral or Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate, Often Associated with Trigonocephaly.- Arhinencephaly with Trigonocephaly.- Discussion.- Arhinencephaly: Classification System of Dekaban.- Holoprosencephaly: Classification System of De Myer and Zeman.- Structural Organization of Holospheric Brains. Coauthor: A. Brun.- Historical Notes and Current Knowledge.- Morphology.- Cytoarchitecture.- Associated Malformations.- Abnormalities of the Central Nervous System.- Craniofacial and Extracranial Malformations.- The Pseudo-Callosum.- Gross Morphology of Typical Specimens.- The Ordinary Spectrum.- Case Reports.- Discussion.- Dorsal Sac Prosencephaly.- Intermediate Category.- Pseudohemispheric Category.- Partial Prosencephaly.- Case Reports.- Discussion.- 3. Neuroradiology.- General Notes and Conventional Radiology.- Pneumoencephalography.- Case Reports.- Positional Anomalies of Primitive Holospheres.- Angiography.- Anterior Cerebral Arteries (ACAs) and Basal Circle (of Willis).- Middle Cerebral Arteries (MCAs).- Posterior Cerebral Arteries (PCAs).- Basal Ganglia and Thalami.- Deep Venous System.- Superficial Veins and Venous Sinuses.- Case Reports.- 4. Review and a New Classification System.- Critical Review and Comments on the Current Classification System.- 'Alobar' Prosencephaly.- 'Semilobar' Holoprosencephaly.- 'Lobar' Holoprosencephaly.- A New Classification System.- 5. Differential Diagnosis.- Partial and Complete Callosal Defects with Interhemispheric.- Cysts.- Case Report.- Defects of the Septum Pellucidum.- General Remarks and Differential Diagnostic.- Considerations.- Computer Tomography.- Encephalography in Septum Pellucidum Defects in Infants and Children. (I. Pascual-Castroviejo).- Hydranencephaly.- References.