The aim of the course is to teach the fundamentals of the neurosciences with strong implications for the visual system. In particular, the course is focused on the cerebral diseases with significant ophthalmological manifestations.
Course contents summary
Signs and symptoms of neurological clinical practice
Disorders of the peripheral nervous system
Myasthenia and CMS autoimmune syndromes.
Anatomy of the main optic pathways and accessories
Optical neuritis: Typicalng1024 :
Tumour of the optic nerve and its malformations (Hypoplasia, Drusen, Coloboma)
Diseases of the optic chiasm
Localisation of anatomical site of damage on the basis of visual field alterations (clinical cases)
F. Carta, A. Carta: "Neuroftalmologia", ed Essebiemme
C. Azzolini, F. Carta, G. Marchini, U. Menchini: "Malattie dell'apparato visivo" Elsevier ed. 2009
R. Adams, M. Victor, A. Ropper: 'Principles of neurology' ed Mc Graw Hill;
J. Cambier, M. Masson, H. Dehen: 'Neurologia' ed Massson