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Developmental abnormalities of the central nervous system

C.M. Verity and C. ffrench-Constant

Edited by H.V. Firth

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.02418_update_001

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Developmental abnormalities of the central nervous system

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The brain and spinal cord arise from a sheet of cells that develop through a series of distinct transformations into the final complex structure. Congenital abnormalities of the central nervous system are considered in the context of this process, which may fail at distinct stages of development....

Chapter.  13845 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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