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Leçons sur les maladies du système nerveux
Faites a la Salpêtrière

Volume 2

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  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108038478

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  • Jean-Martin Charcot (1825–93) was a professor of anatomical pathology at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, and one of the founders of modern neurology. Numerous disorders are named after him, and he was one of the best known doctors in nineteenth-century France. He was the first to describe and name multiple sclerosis, and undertook crucial research into what became known as Parkinson's Disease. He also worked on hysteria, and was one of Freud's teachers. These two volumes of lectures on neurological illnesses, first published in Paris in 1872–3 and 1877, were based on extensive clinical studies at the Salpêtrière, and edited by Désiré Magloire Bourneville. Detailed analysis of symptoms, sometimes using photography, combined with post-mortem analyses, allowed Charcot to produce classic descriptions of different neurological disorders. Volume 2 includes methods of clinical observation, and notes on spinal compression, infantile paralysis, Ménière's Disease, and epilepsy caused by syphilis.

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108038478
    • length: 512 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • contains: 5 b/w illus. 5 colour illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Première Partie. Anomalies de l'Ataxie Locomotrice:
    1. Prodrome anatomique
    2. Des actions rétrogrades dans les maladies spinales
    leurs rapport avec la sclérose des cordons postérieurs. Des douleurs fulgurantes et des crises gastriques
    3. De l'amaurose tabétique
    4. De quelques troubles viscéraux dans l'ataxie locomotrice. Arthropathies des ataxiques
    Deuxième Partie. De la Compression Lente de la Moelle Épinière:
    5. De la compression lente de la moelle épinière. Prodrome anatomique
    6. De la compression lente de la moelle épinière. Modifications anatomiques dans les cas qui se terminent par la guérison. Symptomes. Des pseudo-névralgies. De la paraplégie douloureuse des cancéreux
    7. De la compression lente de la moelle épinière. Symptomes. Des troubles de la motilité de la sensibilité liés à la compression spinale. Hémiplégie et hémiparaplégie spinales avec anesthésie croisée
    8. De la compression lente de la moelle épinière. Paraplégie cervicale. Symptomes particuliers. Pouls lent permanent
    Troisième Partie. Des Amyotrophies Spinales:
    9. Paralysie infantile
    10. Paralysie spinale de l'adulte. Nouvelles recherches concernant l'anatomie pathologique de la paralysie spinale infantile. Amyotrophies consécutives aux lésions spinales aigues diffuses
    11. Des amyotrophies spinales chroniques. Atrophie musculaire progressive spinale protopathique
    12. Amyotrophies spinales deutéropathiques. Sclérose latérale amyotrophique
    13. De la sclérose latérale amyotrophique. Symptomatologie
    14. Amyotrophies deutéropathiques de cause spinale (fin). De la pachyméningite cervicale hypertrophique, etc.
    Quatrième Partie. Sujets Divers:
    15. Du tabes dorsal spasmodique
    16. Des paraplégies urinaires
    17. Du vertige de Ménière
    18. Du vertige de Ménière
    19. De l'hémichorée post-hémiplégique
    20. De l'épilepsie partielle d'origine syphilitique
    Explication des planches.

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