Neuromuscular disorders are diagnosed across the lifespan and create many challenges especially with infants, children and adolescents. This new edition of the definitive reference, edited by the established world renowned authorities on the science, diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in childhood is a timely and needed resource for all clinicians and researchers studying neuromuscular disorders, especially in childhood. The Second Edition is completely revised to remain current with advances in the field and to insure this remains the standard reference for clinical neurologists and clinical research neurologists. The Second Edition retains comprehensive coverage while shortening the total chapter count to be an even more manageable and effective reference.
- Carefully revised new edition of the classic reference on neuromuscular disorders in infancy, childhood and adolescence.
- Definitive coverage of the basic science of neuromuscular disease and the latest diagnosis and treatment best practices.
- Includes coverage of clinical phenomenology, electrophysiology, histopathology, molecular genetics and protein chemistry
Table of Contents
SECTION I. Clinical and Laboratory Approach to the Infant and Child with a Neuromuscular Problem
SECTION II. Infantile Hypotonia and Arthrogryposis
SECTION III. Motor Neuron Disorders
SECTION IV. Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathies and Plexopathies
SECTION V. Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
SECTION VI. Myopathies
SECTION VII. Special Clinical Problems
SECTION VIII. General Therapeutic Principles