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Diseases of the autonomic nervous system 

Diseases of the autonomic nervous system
Diseases of the autonomic nervous system

Christopher J. Mathias

and David A. Low



Minor updates to sections on secondary disorders

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date: 27 September 2021

The autonomic nervous system innervates all organs, producing predominantly involuntary and automatic actions that are mediated by two principal efferent pathways, the sympathetic and parasympathetic, which are neurochemically and anatomically distinct. Numerous synaptic relays and neurotransmitters allow the autonomic control of organ function at local and central levels to be integrated with the requirements of the whole body....

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