The student must understand the central nervous system disease, their macroscopic and microscopic aspects and molecular bases. It will establish the differences between benign and malignant and contributions of Pathology in diagnosis and prognosis of injuries and most common neuropathological diseases.
UNIT 41. CIRCULATORY ALTERATIONS S.N.C.
Contents: edema, hernia, hydrocephalus. vascular diseases: hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy overall, stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, vascular malformations. Injuries: epidural hematoma, subdural hematoma, traumatic parenchymal lesions. Congenital malformations.
UNIT 42. S.N.C. INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS
Contents: Introduction. Meningitis. suppurative focal acute infections. chronic bacterial meningoencephalitis. viral meningoencephalitis. fungal meningoencephalitis. Espongifomes transmissible encephalopathies (prion diseases).
UNIT 43. Demyelinating Diseases degenerative S.N.C.
Contents: Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Parkinsonism. Huntington's disease. Motor neuron diseases. Primary myelin diseases: multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases acquired, leukodystrophies.
UNIT 44. S.N.C. TUMORS (I)
Contents: Primary glial tumors, primitive neuroectodermal tumors, neuronal tumors.
UNIT 45. S.N.C. TUMORS (II) Contents: Other primary intraparenchymal tumors, meningiomas and other meningeal neoplasms. Metastatic Neoplasms.
KEY ISSUES TO DEVELOP:
NERVOUS SYSTEM INFECTIONS
NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMORS