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Autonomic Nervous System Anatomy with Clinical Correlation

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Abstract

Familiarity with the anatomy of the autonomic nervous system is critically important for the diagnosis of numerous neurologic diseases. Abnormalities of the pupil, blood pressure, bladder, bowel, and sexual function are frequent concomitants of neurologic disorders and may provide the sole clue for solving diagnostic puzzles. The most clinically useful elements of the autonomic nervous system will be reviewed in this chapter.

Keywords

Blood pressure Genitourinary Parasympathetic Pupil Sympathetic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of Texas Medical, School at HoustonHoustonUSA

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