cod. 03668

Academic year 2018/19
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Neurologia (MED/26)
Scienze interdisciplinari cliniche
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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course unit

Integrated course unit module: MEDICINE II

Learning objectives

Achieve the fundamental knowledge on the physiology of the CNS and its ability to recognize clinically relevant signs and symptoms of the most important and common neurological diseases.


Histological and anatomical bases of the nervous system.

Course unit content

Headaches (migraine headaches, cluster headache, trigeminal neuralgia, post-herpetic pain)
Epilepsy and status epilepticus (causes and therapies).
Demyelinating diseases.
Neurodegenerative diseases.
Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism.
Cranial nerves and related diseases.
Cerebral cerebral vasculopathies. (stroke): etiology, risk factors, and specific treatments.
Pathologies of the I and II motoneurone (pyramidal syndrome).
Cephalorachidian liquid.
Neuro-muscular plaque and peripheral nerve pathologies.
Elements of neurotraumatology.

Full programme

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Neurologia - XII edition - Cambier J et al. 2012.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons with clinical examples and continuous references to situations related to real life.

Assessment methods and criteria

Interaction with students during the lessons and final oral examination of the study program

Other information

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