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What Is Toxic Amblyopia In Neuropathy;Pathogenesis And Treatment

What Is Toxic Amblyopia In Neuropathy;Pathogenesis And Treatment

Toxic amblyopia (nutritional amblyopia) is also called retrobulbar optic neuropathy which is damage of optic nerve.A remarkably uni­form and stereotyped disorder of vision is encoun­tered occasionally in persons who are chronically undernourished. Characteristically it evolves slowly and subacutely, the mode of onset of symp­toms being much the same from patient to pa­tient. Visual impairment usually starts insidi­ously and reaches a maximum ... Read More »

What Is Alcoholic Neuropathy;Pathogenesis and Treatment

What Is Alcoholic Neuropathy;Pathogenesis and Treatment

Alcoholic Neuropathy, the most common of all the nutritional diseases of the nervous system, is characterized by progressive weakness and muscle wasting of varying degrees, involving, symmetrically, the legs more than the arms and the distal muscles more than the proximal ones. Weakness may be almost imperceptible or so severe that the legs are virtually paralyzed and the hands useless. ... Read More »

What Is Asymptomatic Neurosyphilis;What Does It Do

What Is Asymptomatic Neurosyphilis;What Does It Do

Asymptomatic Neurosyphilis As the term sug­gests, the patient lacks symptoms or signs of neurologic disease, although pathologic involve­ment of the meninges and possibly of the nervous system parenchyma is implied. The diagnosis rests on the finding of cellular, chemical, or im­munologic abnormalities of the cerebrospinal fluid. This is the most common form of neurosyphilis and constituted about 30 per cent ... Read More »

What Is Acute inclusion body encephalitis;What Does It Do

What Is Acute inclusion body encephalitis;What Does It Do

Acute inclusion body encephalitis is clinically and pathologically indistinguishable from encephalitis due to the herpes simplex virus. In all probability they represent a single disease, but the term acute inclusion body encephalitis is applied to those cases in which viral studies have not been done or are inconclusive. The disease occurs at all ages, but most cases occur in the ... Read More »

Spinal Epidural Abscess;Pathogenesis,Treatment,Diagnosis

Spinal Epidural Abscess;Pathogenesis,Treatment,Diagnosis

Spinal epidural abscess consist of purulent or granulomatous collections con­tained within the spinal epidural space and over- lying or encircling the spinal cord, roots, and nerves. Infection may be localized or may extend widely, at times involving the length of the spinal canal. In one large series an average extent of 4.3 bony segments was reported. Incidence This is a ... Read More »