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Neuropathology , 2nd Edition

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology


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Neuropathology, a title in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series, provides all of the latest and most essential information on neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the central and peripheral nervous systems in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Renowned expert Richard A. Prayson, MD, along with a premier group of neuropathologists, provides unparalleled, expert guidance on the evaluation and diagnosis of a broad spectrum of neuropathic entities using morphologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic techniques. The consistent, practical format with a wealth of illustrations, at-a-glance boxes, and tables, along with online access at, make this title ideal for quick reference.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Make optimal use of the latest approaches for diagnosing fat and air emboli, vascular diseases, trauma, congenital malformations, perinatal diseases and phacomatoses, demyelinating and dysmyelinating disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, infections, metabolic and toxic disorders, glial and non-glial tumors, skeletal muscle and peripheral nerve disorders, and more.
    • Prepare for the future of neuropathology with a new information dedicated to neurotransmitters as they relate to diseases such as Parkinson's and the development of new drugs for these disorders.
    • Apply the latest molecular diagnostic techniques to recognize tumor entities added to the most recent WHO classification of tumors of the central nervous system.
    • Access the fully searchable text online at, along with a downloadable image bank, illustrations, boxes, tables, and more.

Key Features

    • Obtain expert, practical guidance on each pathologic entity, including clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations.
    • Reference key information quickly and easily with a consistent, user-friendly format and at-a-glance boxes and tables throughout the text.
    • Recognize all the nuances of how pathological lesions present through over 800 full-color illustrations.
    • Practice with confidence and overcome your toughest challenges with advice from the top minds in neuropathology.

Published Reviews

    "Serves as a useful revision guide to those who know some neuropathology, and a learning aid for those of us with virtually zero experience of it." - ACP News, review of the first edition

    "This book encapsulates the essentials of neuropathology in a consistent, templated format that includes clinical considerations, radiologic findings, pathologic features, differential diagnosis, and prognosis/therapy…five stars.". - Doody’s, review of the first edition

Author Information

    By Richard A. Prayson, MD, Head, Section of Neuropathology Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Customer Reviews

Neuropathology , 2nd Edition
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 648 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0949-0
  • Copyright: 2012