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Neuroanatomy

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud

in Stroke Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199218776
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726095 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218776.003.0032

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Neuroanatomy

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Introduction 50

Motor system 52

Sensory system 54

Visual system 56

Brainstem 58

Cerebellum 62

Cortex 64

Stroke is a disease affecting the brain. Therefore, there is no escaping having to understand some neuroanatomy. However, stroke is a very practical subject and with a relatively simple understanding of the neuroanatomy and vascular anatomy, it is not difficult to localize the lesion and the arterial territory involved....

Chapter.  1910 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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