cod. 03668

Academic year 2023/24
2° year of course - First semester
- Liborio PARRINO
Academic discipline
Neurologia (MED/26)
Scienze interdisciplinari cliniche
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: -
course unit

Integrated course unit module: MEDICINE II

Learning objectives

Acquire fundamental knowledge on the physiology of the CNS and be able to recognize the clinically relevant signs and symptoms of the most important and widespread neurological diseases.


Bases of histology and anatomy of the nervous system

Course unit content

Headaches (migraines, cluster headaches, trigeminal neuralgia, post-herpetic pain).
Epilepsies and status epilepticus (causes and treatments).
Demyelinating diseases.
Neurodegenerative diseases.
Parkinson's disease and parkinsonisms.
Cranial nerves and related pathologies.
Acute cerebral vasculopathies. (stroke): etiology, risk factors, and specific treatments.
Pathologies of the I and II motor neurons (pyramidal syndrome).
cerebrospinal fluid.
Pathologies of the neuro-muscular plaque and of the peripheral nerves.
Elements of neurotraumatology.

Full programme

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Neurologia - XII edizione - Cambier J et al. 2013.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

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

Other information

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