Author: Victor Mahoney
Publisher: American Medical Publishers
Nervous system diseases are also known as neurological disorders. The nervous system consists of central and peripheral nervous systems. The brain and spinal cord together make the central nervous system. The brain is present in the skull and protected by cranium whereas the spinal cord is protected by the vertebrae. Nervous system diseases are neurological disorders that affect the functioning of the whole system. They are majorly caused by traumatic brain injury, infection in the brain or spinal cord or structural defects such as anencephaly and hypospadias. The symptoms of the nervous system diseases are pain in the face, arms, back or legs, lack of concentration, loss of feeling and constant headache. Epilepsy, spina bifida, Parkinson's disease, seizure disorders and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are some examples of the diseases of the nervous system. This book contains some path-breaking studies related to the diseases of the nervous system. It presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe. It is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in neurology as well as for experts.