Early Chemistry.- Early Thiamine Deficiency.- Thiamine Deficiency in Mammals.- Beriberi.- Wernicke's Disease.- Central Pontine Myelinolysis, Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration, and Marchiafava-Bignami Disease.- Leigh's Disease.- African Seasonal Ataxia.- Inherited Ataxias.- Thiamine Deficiency in Serious Illness.- World Health Concerns.- Epilogue: Future Prospects.
From the reviews:"This short 192 page book Thiamine Deficiency and Associated Clinical Disorders, which is part of the ongoing Contemporary Clinical Neuroscience series, is authored by David McCandless, Ph.D. who is known for his work in metabolic encephalopathy. For those who wish to have a deeper understanding of a number of metabolic derangements which result in neurological dysfunction, this book would be of interest. For the neuroradiologist there is an opportunity to view gross pathology and histopathology ... ." (American Journal of Neuroradiology, October, 2009)