Color Atlas of Neurology (Flexibook) by Reinhard Rohkamm

By Reinhard Rohkamm

Nordwest-Krankenhaus Sanderbusch, Sande, Germany. Pocket atlas deals high quality colour illustrations and specified details at the analysis of indicators and indicators of neurologic ailment. Emphasizes stipulations most often noticeable in medical perform. additionally comprises the basics of the anatomic constitution of the frightened procedure. Softcover.

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110). Peripheral Paralysis Purely sensory nerve Anterior horn Muscle Purely motor nerve Possible lesion sites End plate region Motor Function Intervertebral Sympathetic disk chain ganglion Autonomic neurons in lateral horn Mixed peripheral nerve Tendon, bone Radicular pain (here due to lumbar disk herniation) Paresis of finger extensors Distal muscular atrophy Distal muscular atrophy (supinator syndrome in right hand) (here lesion of deep branch of ulnar nerve) (here polyneuropathy) 51 Peripheral Paralysis Motor Function Myopathy Problems such as muscle weakness, fatigue, stiffness, cramps, tension, atrophy, pain, and involuntary movement do not necessarily signify disease of the muscle itself.

Pectoralis major m. Extensor carpi radialis m. Abductor pollicis brevis m. Opponens pollicis m. 34 C5 (Dermatome: blue) Phrenic n. (C3/C4) Cervicobrachial plexus (C = cervical vertebra; T = thoracic vertebra) Pronator teres m. Triceps brachii m. Supra- and infraspinatus mm. Long thoracic n. (C5-C7) Lateral cord (C5-C7) Deltoid m. Biceps brachii m. Ribs 1 and 2 Medial cord (C8/T1) C6 (Dermatome: dark red) Flexor carpi ulnaris m. Abductor digiti quinti m. Interossei mm. Flexor carpi radialis m. Flexor policis brevis m.

The weakness may be mainly proximal (tongue, pharynx, trunk muscles) or distal (hands, calf muscles) depending on the etiology of anterior horn disease. Radicular syndrome. A lesion of a single ventral nerve root (caused, for example, by a herniated intervertebral disk) produces weakness in the associated myotome. Muscles supplied by multiple nerve roots are only slightly weakened, if at all, but those supplied by a single root may be frankly paralyzed and atrophic (segment-indicating muscles, cf.

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