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).
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).
Pathologies of the neuro-muscular plaque and of the peripheral nerves.
Elements of neurotraumatology.
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Neurologia - XII edizione - Cambier J et al. 2013.
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