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Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System

Pathogenesis, Immunology, and Clinical Management

  • Alireza Minagar
  • J. Steven Alexander

Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. J. Winny Yun, Alireza Minagar, J. Steven Alexander
    Pages 1-23
  3. Alexis A. Lizarraga, William A. Sheremata
    Pages 25-75
  4. Christian Cajavilca, Debra Davis, Oleg Y. Chernyshev, Alireza Minagar
    Pages 77-98
  5. Roger E. Kelley, Ramy El-Khoury, Brian P. Kelley
    Pages 99-119
  6. Ragav Aachi, Marjorie Fowler, Eduardo Gonzalez-Toledo, Jeanie McGee, Alireza Minagar
    Pages 121-137
  7. Lawrence L. Horstman, Wenche Jy, Yeon S. Ahn
    Pages 139-159
  8. Shin C. Beh, Teresa C. Frohman, Elliot M. Frohman
    Pages 187-202
  9. Wael Richeh, John D. Engand, Richard M. Paddison
    Pages 227-247
  10. Robert N. Schwendimann
    Pages 249-258
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 275-281

About this book


This thoroughly updated edition covers all clinical aspects of neuroinflammation.  The latest developments in pathogenesis and advances in treatment are provided, along with an understanding of the immune system's role and interactions between the activated immune cells, cerebral endothelial cells, and other main components of the immune cascade.  Cutting-edge and authoritative, this volume offers practitioners a valuable resource for research and clinical practice.


Inflammation disorders Neuroinflammation Immune system Endothelial cells Multiple sclerosis Neurosarcoidosis Guillain Barre syndrome Myasthenia gravis Myopathies Neuromyelitis optica

Editors and affiliations

  • Alireza Minagar
    • 1
  • J. Steven Alexander
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyLSU Health Sciences CenterShreveportUSA
  2. 2.Department of Molecular and Cellular PhysiologyLSU Health Sciences CenterShreveportUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System
  • Book Subtitle Pathogenesis, Immunology, and Clinical Management
  • Editors Alireza Minagar
    J. Steven Alexander
  • Series Title Current Clinical Neurology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Clinical Neurology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-51218-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-84595-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-51220-4
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XIII, 281
  • Number of Illustrations 17 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neurology
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