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Neurologic Disorders Categorized by Mechanism 

Neurologic Disorders Categorized by Mechanism
Neurologic Disorders Categorized by Mechanism

Lyell K. Jones

, Brian A. Crum

, Eduardo E. Benarroch

, and Robert D. Brown

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date: 17 January 2021

The goal of this chapter is to review neurologic diseases by pathophysiologic category: cerebrovascular disease, neoplastic disease, movement disorders, inflammatory disorders, and autoimmune disease. Examples of cerebrovascular disease are transient ischemic attack, cerebral infarction, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Examples of neoplastic disease include meningioma, astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, and lymphoma. Parkinson disease is an example of a movement disorder. Multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica are examples of inflammatory disorders.

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