A uniquely comprehensive account of the neuropathology of diseases causing dementia from a team of international experts. Sixteen fully cross-referenced chapters cover dementia-causing conditions and provide not only detailed step by step accounts to diagnosis but also advice on the all important differential diagnoses to consider. Each chapter is both practical and a vast factual resource, providing concise yet comprehensive accounts of the current clinical understanding of each disease including its aetiology and pathogenesis. The text is yet further enhanced by both careful referencing to original literature and extensive high quality illustration throughout. In addition to the focus on individual conditions, both introductory and appendix chapters cover more general practical issues involved in diagnosis and tissue studies including safety aspects, morphometry and tissue sources. This high quality essential reference is sure to be welcomed by a wide range of clinicians in the neurology and dementia fields, particularly neuropathologists and histopathologists for whom it will be an invaluable diagnostic aid.
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