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Inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system

Trevor Kilpatrick

Inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system

by Trevor Kilpatrick

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Trevor Kilpatrick, Richard M. Ransohoff, Steven Wesselingh
SeriesCambridge medicine, Cambridge medicine
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC363 .I54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 271 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547307M
ISBN 100521888743
ISBN 109780521888745
LC Control Number2009038904
OCLC/WorldCa318872041

The brain and spinal cord of the central nervous system are comprised of white matter, which is made up of the nerve fibers known as axons, and the grey matter which encompasses the rest of the tissues. The terms used to describe inflammation that affects the central .   The spinal cord is commonly affected in inflammatory demyelinating diseases (IDD) of the central nervous system. In the most common IDD, multiple sclerosis (MS), the importance of spinal cord involvement is highlighted by the inclusion of characteristic cord lesions in its current diagnostic : Istvan Pirko, Charles R.G. Guttmann.

Inflammatory diseases form an important core of diseases of the Central Nervous System. By definition, neurological diseases of dogs and cats are characterized by central nervous system (CNS) inflammation. The one exception is feline spongiform encephalopathy, caused by an atypical infectious agent, a scrapie-like, transmissible prion protein.   Rossi, A , Acquired Infectious and Autoimmune Diseases of the Pediatric Central Nervous System. in Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional : Andrea Rossi.

  Neuroinflammation and CNS Disorders brings together the very latest information on the interactions between the immune system and central nervous system. The first section of the book highlights the basic concepts in the field whilst the second section, the main body of the book, covers the role of the immune response in specific disorders of.   However, sustained, excessive or inappropriate inflammation is the cause of numerous diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammation is a major component of the damage caused by autoimmune diseases, and is also a fundamental contributor to diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular by:


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Inflammatory Diseases of the Central Nervous System Trevor Kilpatrick, Richard M. Ransohoff, Steven Wesselingh, pp., Cambridge University Press,$ This brief book succeeds in its ambitious aim, providing readers an overview of the role of the immune system in CNS disease.

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Fatima A. Khaja, Otilia M.Y. Koo, Hayat Önyüksel. Pages Download PDF. Chapter preview. Alvord EC Jr, Shaw CM () Infections, allergic, and demyelinating diseases of the nervous system. In: Newton TH, Potts DG (eds) Radiology of the skull and brain: anatomy and pathology, vol 3. Mosby, St Louis, pp – Google ScholarCited by: The autonomic nervous system includes peripheral nerves and ganglia.

The adult brain weighs about 1, grams (3 pounds). The brain contains four lined cavities called ventricles. The cerebral cortex of the frontal lobe controls motor function.

Another name for a nerve cell is: C) myelin sheath. Which of the following systems consists of the. A variety of diseases which are driven by immunological and inflammatory disturbances can affect the central nervous system; some are primary neurological conditions, e.g.

multiple sclerosis, whilst other CNS diseases reflect an inflammatory disorder, e.g. vasculitis. Cutting-edge and authoritative, Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System: Pathogenesis, Immunology, and Clinical Management offers basic research and clinical scientists an illuminating introduction to the new world of inflammatory CNS conditions and the emerging diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities they provide.

Inflammatory diseases involving the central nervous system can be difficult to diagnose and frustrating to treat. The clinician can maximize successful treatment of these patients by recognizing the clinical signs in the early stages of disease, following a logical diagnostic plan to Cited by: Interactions between the immune and nervous systems are involved in many disease processes.

Modulation of inflammation can provide an important opportunity to enhance regeneration within the central nervous system. This authoritative book defines the key cellular players in mounting an Price: $ Is an auto immune, chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system in which immune cells attack the myelin sheath of nerve cell axons Myelin sheath Special covering on the axon, speeds the nerve impulses as it travels along the axon.

The authors provide extensive updates on the latest findings concerning the mechanisms of inflammation and introduce such new concepts and methodologies as "endothelial and leukocyte microparticles" and "gene microarray technology" to help explain important links between the central nervous system (CNS) and general inflammatory processes.

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It is well-organized and covers almost all inflammatory or immune-mediated nervous system disorders in children.'.Inflammation is generally a temporary and limited condition but may lead to a chronic one if immune and physiological homeostasis are disrupted.

The autonomic nervous system has an important role in the short- and, also, long-term regulation of homeostasis and, thus, on inflammation. Autonomic modulation in acute and chronic inflammation has been implicated with a sympathetic interference in Author: Ângela Leal, Mafalda Carvalho, Isabel Rocha, Helder Mota-Filipe.Up until approximately 20 years ago, the idea that the central nervous system (CNS) and components of the immune system were dynamically interactive was considered impossible (or at least highly unlikely) as the CNS was judged an immunosuppressive environment based upon experimental evidence.