Chorea: Causes and Management by Federico E. Micheli, Peter A. LeWitt

By Federico E. Micheli, Peter A. LeWitt

Chorea: reasons and Management presents a finished and well timed replace for the big variety of neurological stipulations, either inherited and purchased, which lead to this universal hyperkinetic stream disorder.

This booklet describes intimately the newest scientific and etiological information about chorea. administration concepts, pathophysiology, and linked clinical and psychiatric difficulties linked to chorea also are addressed. the 19 chapters are contributed by way of internationally-recognized authors operating on the leading edge of study within the particular issues associated with chorea.

Chorea: explanations and Management is geared toward an viewers of neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, experts in clinical genetics, scientific and easy researchers in neurosciences, and generalist scientific physicians with an curiosity in circulation disorders.

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By Federico E. Micheli, Peter A. LeWitt

Chorea: reasons and Management presents a finished and well timed replace for the big variety of neurological stipulations, either inherited and purchased, which lead to this universal hyperkinetic stream disorder.

This booklet describes intimately the newest scientific and etiological information about chorea. administration concepts, pathophysiology, and linked clinical and psychiatric difficulties linked to chorea also are addressed. the 19 chapters are contributed by way of internationally-recognized authors operating on the leading edge of study within the particular issues associated with chorea.

Chorea: explanations and Management is geared toward an viewers of neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, experts in clinical genetics, scientific and easy researchers in neurosciences, and generalist scientific physicians with an curiosity in circulation disorders.

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