The 5-Minute Neurology Consult
The 5-Minute Neurology Consult The 5-Minute Neurology Consult

The 5-Minute Neurology Consult

Publication Date: May 02, 2012
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781451100129
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This volume in the 5-Minute Consult series focuses on neurological diseases and disorders, as well as key symptoms, signs, and tests. Dozens of noted authorities provide tightly organized, practical guidance. Using the famous two-page layout and outline format of The 5-Minute Consult Series, the book provides instant access to clinically-oriented, must-have information on all disorders of the nervous system. Each disease is covered in a consistent, easy-to-follow format: basics (including signs and symptoms), diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and miscellaneous considerations (including diseases with similar characteristics, pregnancy, synonyms, and ICD coding).
--NEW Significantly revised and expanded coverage in areas such as stroke therapy, multiple sclerosis, neurogenetic disorders, and Lewy Body dementia
--Comprehensive scope
--Uniform chapter organization to facilitate quick reference
--Popular 5-Minute format
D. Joanne Lynn MD
Associate Dean for Student Life, Clinical Professor of Neurology, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Herbert Newton MD
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Oncology, Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology, Esther Dardinger Endowed Chair in Neuro-Oncology, Co-Director, Dardinger Neuro-Oncology Center, Ohio State University Medical Center, James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, OH

Alexander Rae-Grant MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Staff Neurologist, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Edition: 2
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451100129
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
Pages: 464
Pub Date: May 02, 2012
Weight: 3.2

I. Neurological Symptoms and Signs



Andrew Kirk



Magali Fernandez


Back Pain

Doug Orr


Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Judith A. White


Brain Herniation Syndromes

Joao Gomes



Alexander D. Rae-Grant



Douglas W. Scharre



Alexander D. Rae-Grant



Judith A. White



Alexander D. Rae-Grant



Richard Camicioli


Gait Disorders

Richard Camicioli



Herbert B. Newton


Muscle Cramps and Pain

Yuebing Li



Lavina Malhotra, Stephen F. Schaal, and Subha V. Raman



Anwar Ahmed



D. Joanne Lynn



II.  Neurological Diagnostic Tests



Shaye Moskowitz


Autonomic Reflex Testing (ART)

D. Joanne Lynn


Biopsy, Brain

D. Joanne Lynn


Biopsy, Muscle

D. Joanne Lynn


Biopsy, Nerve

D. Joanne Lynn


Computed Tomography of the Brain and Spine

Eric C. Bourekas  and  H. Wayne Slone


Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain and Spine

Eric C. Bourekas  and  H. Wayne Slone



Kevin M. Birnie and Doksu Moon


Nerve Conduction Studies/Electromyography

D. Joanne Lynn


Neurological Examination

D. Joanne Lynn


Ultrasonography, Extracranial Vascular

Mei Lu



III.  Neurological Diseases and Disorders



Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Dementia, HIV

Herbert B. Newton


Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Management of Focal Brain Lesions

Herbert B. Newton


Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Neurologic Complications

Herbert B. Newton


Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Neuromuscular Complications

Herbert B. Newton


Alcohol Abuse, Neurologic Complications

Herbert B. Newton


Amnesia, Transient Global

Dean Sherzai and Ayesha Z. Sherzai


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Other Motor Neuron Diseases

Glenn A. Mackin


Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Neurological Complications

Vicky A. Ramsey-Williams and Gretchen E. Tietjen



D. Joanne Lynn


Arsenic Poisoning

James W. Albers and David H. Garabrant


Arteriovenous Malformations

Alejandro M. Spiotta and Peter A. Rasmussen


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Roger Kurlan, Stacey Boyer, Donna Palumbo



David Q. Beversdorf


Back Pain, Spondylosis, Lumbar Canal Stenosis

Stephen Campbell


Bells Palsy

Ronnie Bergen



Sara Khan and Kerry H. Levin


Brain Abscess

Ardash Bhimraj and Carlos Isada


Brain Death

G. Bryan Young


Brain Tumor, Acoustic Schwannomas

Herbert B. Newton


Brain Tumor, Ependymoma

Kevin T. Palka and Paul L. Moots


Brain Tumor, High Grade Astrocytoma

Herbert B. Newton


Brain Tumor, Low Grade Glioma

Herbert B. Newton


Brain Tumor, Medulloblastomas

Herbert B. Newton


Brain Tumor, Meningioma

Herbert B. Newton and Jacob J. Mandel


Brain Tumor, Metastasis

Herbert B. Newton and Jacob J. Mandel


Brain Tumor, Oligodendroglioma

Herbert B. Newton


Brain Tumor, Pituitary

Robert Weil and Nick Marko


Brain Tumor, Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

Herbert B. Newton


Carcinomatous Meningitis

Herbert B. Newton


Cardioembolic Stroke

Tamer Ammar and Irene Katzan


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Stephen J. Shook


Cauda Equina Syndrome

Ryan Armour


Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

Aarti Sarwal


Central Pontine Myelinolysis

C. L. Hall and Beth A. Leeman


Cerebral Palsy

S. Anne Joseph


Cerebrovascular Disease, Arteriovenous Malformation,

Herbert B. Newton


Cerebrovascular Disease, Dissections

Yuebing Li


Cerebrovascular Disease, Intracerebral Hemmorrhage

Aarti Sarwal


Cerebrovascular Disease, Intracranial Aneurysms

Shaye Moskowitz


Cerebrovascular Disease, Ischemic Infarcts

Jim Gebel and Gabor Toth


Cerebrovascular Disease, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Shaye Moskowitz


Cerebrovascular Disease, Transient Ischemic Attack

Jim Gebel and Gabor Toth


Cerebrovascular Disease, Venous Thrombosis

Gabor Toth and Jim Gebel


Cerebrovascular Disease, Young Patient Evaluation for Ischemic Stroke

Gabrielle Deveber, Jorina Elbers, and Yael Perez


Cervical Stenosis/Spondylosis/Spondylotic Myelopathy

Chris Lycette


Cervical Trauma

Stefano Camici    


Chiari Malformation

P. Mark Li



Anwer Ahmad


Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Neuropathy

Doug Zochodne


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)

Aaron K. Compton  and Thomas C. Chelimsky


Conversion Disorder

Radu V. Saveanu and David P. Kasick


Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Marla B. Bruns and Douglas W. Scharre


Decompression Sickness

Herbert B. Newton


Dementia, General

Lorraine Spikol


Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease

Douglas Scharre



Bakri H. Elsheikh


Developmental Delay

Alexander Rae-Grant


Diffuse Lewy Body Disease

Alexander Rae-Grant


Dysmyelinating Disorders

Alexander Rae-Grant



Punit Agrawal


Dystonic Reactions

Peter J. Barbour



D. Joanne Lynn


Encephalopathy, Hepatic

G. Bryan Young


Encephalopathy, Hypertensive

G. Bryan Young


Encephalopathy, Hypoxemic

Aarti Sarwal


Encephalopathy, Metabolic and Toxic

D. Joanne Lynn


Encephalopathy, Progressive Pediatric

D. Joanne Lynn


Encephalopathy, Renal

D. Joanne Lynn


Encephalopathy, Septic

D. Joanne Lynn


Epilepsy, Absence Seizures

Khaled M. Zamel


Epilepsy, Complex Partial

J. Layne Moore and Charles W. Hall


Epilepsy, Febrile Seizures

Juliann M. Paolicchi


Epilepsy, Generalized

D. Joanne Lynn


Epilepsy, Infantile Spasms

Juliann M. Paolicchi


Epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Juliann M. Paolicchi


Epilepsy, Status Epilepticus

D. Joanne Lynn



Kevin V. Hackshaw and Linda M. Burns


Friedreich Ataxia

Chad Hoyle



Chang-Yong Tsao


Giant Cell Arteritis

Steven E. Katz and James A. McHale


Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Victoria Lawson and John Kissel


Headache, Acute

Jennifer S. Kriegler and Nancy E. Kelley


Headache, Chronic

Monique A. Anawis


Headache, Cluster

Ann Pakalnis


Headache, Migraine

Jaclyn Laine and Ann Pakalnis


Headache, Post Lumbar Puncture

John Castaldo


Heavy Metal Poisoning, Neurological Complications

Herbert B. Newton



Ruth Ann Baird and Joanne M. Wojcieszek


Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis

Yasushi Y. Kisanuki


Herpes Zoster

Christopher Melton


Horner’s Syndrome

Herbert B. Newton


Huntington's Disease

Donald S. Higgins Jr.



Frederick A Zeiler and Patrick J. McDonald



Alexander D. Rae-Grant


Hypotonic Infant Syndrome

Chang-Yong Tsao


Immunizations, Neurological Complications

K. Rammohan


Inclusion Body Myositis

Boyd M. Koffman


Incontinence, Neurogenic

Marie A. Namey


Increased Intracranial Pressure

Alexander Rae-Grant


Intellectual Disability 

Marc Tasse


Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

W. David Arnold


Leigh’s Syndrome

Alexander Rae-Grant


Leprous Neuropathy

Adam D. Quick


Lesch-Nyhan Disease

H. A. Jinnah



Deborah L. Renaud


Lyme Disease, Neurological Complications (Lyme Neuroborreliosis)

Alexander Rae-Grant


Malignant Hyperthermia

Miriam Anixter


McArdle's Disease (Myophosphorylase Deficiency, Glycogenosis Type V)

Adam D. Quick


Ménière's Disease and Syndrome

John G. Oas


Meningitis, Acute Bacterial

Susan Koletar


Meningitis, Aseptic

Susan Koletar


Meningoencephalitis, Cryptococcal

Julian J. Goodman and Stanley I. Martin


Mitochondrial Diseases

Chang-Yong Tsao


Mucolipidoses and Glycoproteinoses

Jennifer Werely and David S. Younger



Kim Farrell and David S. Younger


Multiple System Atrophy

Lawrence E. Elmer


Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital

Chang-Yong Tsao


Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne and Beckers

John Kissel


Muscular Dystrophy, Fascioscapulohumeral

James Cleland and Rabi Tawil


Muscular Dystrophy, Myotonic Dystrophy

Bakri H. Elsheikh


Myasthenia Gravis

Noor A. Pirzada


Myoadenylate Deaminase Deficiency

David Younger



David Younger


Myopathy, Congenital

David Younger


Myopathy, Metabolic

David Younger


Myopathy, Toxic

Boyd M. Koffman



Tauseef Afaq and Meena Khan


Neurofibromatosis Type I

Bakri H. Elsheikh


Neurofibromatosis Type II

Matthew L. Bush and D. Bradley Welling


Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Radu V. Saveanu and David P. Kasick


Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's Disease)

Dan Ontaneda


Neuronal Ceroid Lipifuscinosis

Eveline C. Traeger


Neuropathy, Diabetic

Vern C. Juel


Neuropathy, Hereditary

Zarife Sahenk


Neuropathy, Peripheral

Glenn A. Mackin


Neuropathy, Vasculitic

David S. Younger and Adam PJ Younger


Nonepileptic Seizures

J. Layne Moore and Sheri Cotteman-Hart



Bernd F. Remler


Optic Neuritis

David S. Younger


Orthostatic Hypotension

Adam PJ Younger and David S. Younger


Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndromes

Jennifer Werely and David S. Younger


Parkinson’s Disease

Lawrence W. Elmer


Pituitary Apoplexy

John McGregor


Plexopathy, Brachial

J. Ned Pruitt


Plexopathy, Lumbosacral

David S. Younger



Ersin Tan



Boyd M. Koffman



J Ned Pruitt


Primary Lateral Sclerosis

David S. Younger


Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

Mark D. Anderson and Paul L. Moots


Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Lawrence Elmer


Psuedotumor Cerebri

Atif B.D. Collins, James A. McHale, and Steven E. Katz



Sevim Erdem Ozdamar


Radiculopathy, Cervical

Jennifer Werely and David S. Younger


Radiculopathy, Lumbosacral

David S. Younger


Refsum’s Disease

Adrian J. Wills


Restless Legs Syndrome

Jeffrey Weiland



J. Ned Pruitt


Rheumatoid Arthritis, Neurological Complications

Herbert B. Newton


Sarcoidosis, Neurological Complications

Melissa R. Ortega, and Kottil W. Rammohan


Sleep Apnea

Jeffrey Weiland



Eveline C. Traeger


Spinal Cord Syndromes, Acute

David S. Younger


Spinal Cord Syndromes, Chronic

David S. Younger


Spinal Cord Tumor, Astrocytoma

Herbert B. Newton


Spinal Cord Tumor, Ependymoma

Herbert B. Newton and Jacob J. Mandel


Spinal Cord Tumor, Meningioma

Herbert B. Newton and Jacob J. Mandel


Spinal Cord, Neoplastic Cord Compression

Herbert B. Newton


Spinal Muscular Atrophy

David S. Younger


Spinocerebellar Ataxias

Hongyan Li


Stiff Person Syndrome

David S. Younger


Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Hongyan Li


Subclavian Steal Syndrome

Alan B. Sanderson


Syndenham’s Chorea

S. Anne Joseph


Syphilis, Neurological Complications

Foad I. Abandeh and Julie E. Mangino



R. Shane Tubbs and W. Jerry Oakes


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Neurological Complications

Vicki A. Ramsey-Williams and Gretchen E. Tietjen


Tardive Dyskinesia

Radu V. Saveanu and David P. Kasick



Sevim Erdem Ozdamar



Ariane Park and Andrea G. Malone



Ariane Park and Andrea G. Malone


Tourette Syndrome

Sarah M. Roddy


Transverse Myelitis

D. Joanne Lynn


Trauma, Intracranial

Lori A. Shutter and Chad Farley


Trauma, Mild Brain Injury

John McGregor


Trauma, Spinal Cord

Lori A. Shutter and Chad Farley



Barbara S. Giesser


Trigeminal Neuralgia

Benjamin Miller and Thomas C. Chelimsky



Ersin Tan


Tuberous Sclerosis

S. Anne Joseph


Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

John N. Ratchford


Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

Alan B. Sanderson


Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Vicki A. Ramsey-Williams


Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Alexander D. Rae-Grant


Whipple’s Disease

Hongyan Li


Wilson’s Disease

D. Joanne Lynn


IV.  Neurological Syndromes and Miscellaneous Diseases

Herbert B. Newton and Jacob J. Mandel



Adie’s Syndrome

Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)

Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN)

Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease

Aicardi’s Syndrome

Alexander Disease

Alpers’ Syndrome

Andersen Syndrome

Angelman’s Syndrome



Balint’s Syndrome

Behçet’s Disease

Brill-Zinsser Disease

Carnitine Deficiency

Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

Chagas Disease

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome


Cockayne Syndrome

Corticobasal Ganglionic Degeneration

Cowden’s Syndrome

Crouzon’s Syndrome

Crow-Fukase Syndrome


Dandy-Walker Syndrome

Dejerine-Sottas Syndrome

Denny-Brown, Foley Syndrome

Dentatorubral-Pallidolyusian Atrophy

DiMauro Syndrome

Distal Myopathies

Dystonia Musculorum Deformans

Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

Encephalitis Lethargica

Encephalotrigeminal Angiomatosis

Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome

Erb-Duchenne Syndrome

Fabry Disease

Familial Amyloidotic Polyneuropathy

Familial Dysautonomia

Farber Lipogranulomatosis

Fatal Familial Insomnia

Fazio-Londe Syndrome

Foster Kennedy Syndrome

Friedreich’s Ataxia

Frontotemporal Dementia


Fukuyama Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

Gaucher Disease

Hallervorden-Spatz Disease

Hand-Schüller-Christian Disease

Hepatolenticular Degeneration

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Hirayama Syndrome

Hunter Syndrome

Hurler Syndrome


Hyperviscosity Syndrome

Isaacs Syndrome

Jumping Frenchman of Maine

Kennedy Disease

Kleine-Levin Syndrome

Klippel-Feil Syndrome

Klumpke Syndrome

Krabbe Leukodystrophy

Kugelberg-Welander Syndrome

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome

Laurence-Moon-Biedl Syndrome

Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

Leigh Syndrome

Lesch-Nyan Syndrome

Letterer-Siwe Disease

Levine-Critchley Syndrome

Lhermitte-Duclos Disease

Lowe Syndrome

Lytico-Bodig Disease

Marinesco-Sjögren Syndrome

Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome

Meige’s Syndrome

Menke’s Syndrome

Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

Miller-Dieker Syndrome

Miller-Fisher Syndrome

Möebius Syndrome

Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis (NCL)–Adult Variant

Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis (NCL)–Juvenile Variant

Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinosis (NCL)–Late-Infantile Variant

Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

Parinaud Syndrome

Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease


POEMS Syndrome

Pompe’s Disease

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Quadriplegic Myopathy

Raeder Syndrome

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Rasmussen Encephalitis

Refsum’s Disease

Rendu-Osler-Weber Syndrome


Scheie’s Syndrome

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

Serotonin Syndrome

Sjögren’s Syndrome

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE)

Sydenham Chorea

Tay-Sachs Disease

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome


Turner Syndrome

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome

Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Wegener Granulomatosis

Wolman Disease

Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP)

Zellweger Syndrome



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