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The paroxysmal disorders / edited by Bettina Schmitz, Barbara Tettenborn, Donald L. Schomer.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
vii, 218 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"The paroxysmal disorders present neurologists and other medical professionals with diagnostic problems across a range of disorders, including multiple sclerosis, migraine and epilepsy. This new English language edition of a compendium of the paroxysmal disorders, originally published in German as Paroxysmale Str̲ugen in der Neurologie, is an informative and practical resource for clinicians, which provides invaluable help with differential diagnosis and management. Fully updated throughout, this new edition comprehensively covers the entire spectrum of the paroxysmal disorders, including sudden falls, headache, vertigo attacks, memory loss, visual disturbances, seizures and anxiety. Each chapter is practice oriented, covering definitions, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, examination techniques and therapy. Detailed guidelines for gathering case-histories, essential for accurate diagnosis, are also provided. Important reading for clinicians, professionals and academic researchers working in neurology, psychiatry, epilepsy, internal medicine and ENT"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Translated from the German.
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Paroxysmal attack: diagnostic gold standards and history-taking Peter Wolf; 2. Paroxysmal disorders in childhood Gerhard Kurlemann; 3. Syncope Florian Weissinger and Thomas Lempert; 4. Sudden falls Ian Mothersill, Thomas Grunwald and Günter Kra;mer; 5. Paroxysmal headache Hans-Cristoph Diener and Marc Andre Slomke; 6. Paroxysmal vertigo attacks Marianne Dieterich; 7. Paroxysmal visual disturbances Hans Wolfgang Kölmel and Christina Kölmel; 8. Paroxysmal paresis Barbara Tettenborn; 9. Paroxysmal dyskinesias Ludwig D. Schelosky; 10. Cramps, spasms, startles and related symptoms Hans-Michael Meinck; 11. Myoclonus Konrad J. Werhahn; 12. Paroxysmal memory loss Peter P. Urban; 13. Dissociative seizures Bettina Schmitz; 14. Anxiety Peter Henningsen; 15. Vegetative seizures Soheyl Noachtar and Jan Re;mi; 16. Episodic ataxias Monika Jeub, Thomas Klockgether and Michael Strupp; Index.
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