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Neurological Disorders Due to Systemic Disease


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List of contributors, vii Preface, ix 1 Introduction, 1 Steven L. Lewis 2 Headache due to systemic disease, 3 Kevin A. Kahn 3 Encephalopathy (delirium) due to systemic disease, 29 Allison Weathers 4 Dementia and systemic disorders, 51 Jennifer R. Molano & Brendan J. Kelley 5 Stroke due to systemic diseases, 77 Sarkis Morales-Vidal & Jose Biller 6 Seizures due to systemic disease, 107 Matthew T. Hoerth & Joseph I. Sirven 7 Neuro-ophthalmology of systemic disease, 127 Matthew J. Thurtell & Janet C. Rucker 8 Neuro-otology of systemic disease, 145 Terry D. Fife 9 Movement disorders due to systemic disease, 155 Brandon R. Barton & Christopher G. Goetz 10 Myelopathies due to systemic disease, 175 Sital V. Patel & Steven L. Lewis 11 Peripheral nerve disorders in systemic disease, 192 Michelle L. Mauermann & Ted M. Burns 12 Neuromuscular junction disorders due to systemic disease, 214 Jaffar Khan 13 Myopathies due to systemic disease, 224 Hannah R. Briemberg 14 Autonomic manifestations of systemic disease, 239 Brent P. Goodman & Eduardo E. Benarroch 15 Sleep disorders and systemic disease, 261 Erik K. St. Louis Index, 283 Color plate section can be found facing page, 86

About the Author

Steven L Lewis graduated from Yale University with a BA in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics in 1978, received his medical education at the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1983, and completed his internal medicine internship and neurology residency at the University of Chicago, completing this training in 1983. He is currently Professor of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center, where he serves as Associate Chairman of the department, Head of the Section of General Neurology, and Director of the Neurology Residency Program. Dr Lewis is the Section Co-Editor for Continuing Medical Education for the Journal Neurology, and immediate past-Chair of the A.B. Baker Section of Neurologic Education for the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Dr Lewis was the Neurology Book Editor for the Medical Knowledge and Self-Assessment Program-both MKSAP 13 (2004) and MKSAP14 (2006)- for the American College of Physicians, and is the sole author of the book Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in 2005. He chaired the February 2008 issue of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology issue on The Neurological Manifestations of Systemic Disease, and was Guest Editor of the April 2009 issue of Seminars in Neurology titled The Neurological Complications of Medical Disease (which also used neurologic-syndrome-based article titles).


The book presents a practical approach to the diagnosisand management of neurological syndromes in the contexts ofsystemic disease, and should be on every neurologist sdesk. (European Journal of Neurology, 22 April2013)

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