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Published by W. B. Saunders Co. in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Gastrointestinal system -- Diseases -- Complications.,
  • Neurologic manifestations of general diseases.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Christopher A. Pallis [and] Paul D. Lewis.
SeriesMajor problems in neurology,, v. 3
ContributionsLewis, Paul David, joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC802 .P32
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5439832M
ISBN 100721670466
LC Control Number73089191

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Butterworth-Heinemann, - Medical - pages 0 Reviews This unique resource discusses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of clinical disorders manifested by the interaction of the.   The interrelation of neurology and the gastrointestinal system includes defects of gut innervation, primary disorders of the nervous system (or muscle) which lead to gastrointestinal symptoms—for example, dysphagia—and, finally, certain gut disorders which include neurological features in their clinical range. The first of this trio will be discussed only briefly in this review, the Cited by: Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Edwin R. Bickerstaff. Advances in Metabolic Disorders, Volume Gastrointestinal Hormones covers the developments in the study of gastrointestinal (GI) hormones. The book discusses the cytochemical techniques in work with GI hormones; the general aspects and problems for the radioimmunoassays of GI hormones.

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The book consists of 16 chapters divided amongst 4 sections. The two chapters of section 1, which provide a review of basic neuro-gastroenterology, are likely to be the most difficult to navigate for the clinical gastroenterologist. Although not required reading for the clinician, they lay the groundwork for subsequent chapters. There is a growing interest in the extraintestinal manifestations of common pediatric gastrointestinal diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease. This article specifically focuses on the neurological symptoms that manifest because of these disorders and their treatments. Many neurological symptoms have been reported in association with these diseases, including neuropathy. Summary: The range of neurologic dysfunction in gastrointestinal diseases is broad and spans the spectrum from peripheral to central processes. Peripheral neuropathy, myopathy, myelopathy, cerebrovascular events, epilepsy, encephalopathy, and cerebellar dysfunction have all . Gastrointestinal disorders are frequently encountered by neurologists practicing in a hospital setting. Common problems include abdominal pain, upper or lower gastrointestinal bleeding, constipation with or without ileus, and diarrhea. These symptoms could be present in any hospitalized patients regardless of their primary diagnosis.