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TitleInfections of the Nervous System [electronic resource] / edited by David Schlossberg
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer US, 1990
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Descript XIX, 396 p. online resource


Dr. David Schlossberg presents his fifth volume in the series Clinical Topics in Infectious Disease, Infections of the Nervous System. This edited monograph brings together the leading authorities in infectious disease, neurology, and radiology to review the diagnosis and treatment of all major neurological infections. Topics covered include meningitis; acute CNS inflammation; infections of CNS shunts; brain and spinal epidural abscesses; the cerebellum and CNS infection; post-infection complications and syndromes; acute viral encephalitis; neurodegenerative peripheral nerve diseases; myelitis; CNS tuberculosis; cryptococcal, fungal, and parasitic infections; neurosyphilis, AIDS; Lyme disease; diagnostic imaging of CNS infection and inflammation; and evaluation of spinal fluid


I: Meningitis -- 1. The Diagnosis and Therapy of Acute Bacterial Meningitis -- 2. Complications of Bacterial Meningitis -- 3. The Aseptic Meningitis Syndrome -- 4. Chronic Meningitis -- 5. Posttraumatic Meningitis -- 6. Infections of Central-Nervous-System Shunts -- 7. Noninfectious Causes of Acute CNS Inflammation -- II: Brainโ{128}{148}Diffuse and Focal Processes -- 8. Brain Abscess and Related Focal Intracranial Suppuration -- 9. Acute Viral Encephalitis -- 10. Postinfection Complications of the Central Nervous System -- 11. The Cerebellum and CNS Infection -- 12. Prions Causing Transmissible Neurodegenerative Diseases -- III: Spine and Peripheral Nerves -- 13. Spinal Epidural Abscess -- 14. Myelitis -- 15. Peripheral Nerve Disease Caused by Infection, Toxins, and Postinfectious Syndromes -- IV: Problematic Pathogens and States -- 16. Central-Nervous-System Tuberculosis -- 17. Cryptococcal and Other Fungal Infections of the Central Nervous System -- 18. Parasitic Infections of the Central Nervous System -- 19. Neurosyphilis -- 20. AIDS and Other Immunocompromised States -- 21. Neurologic Manifestations of Lyme Disease -- V: Diagnosis -- 22. Diagnostic Imaging of CNS Infection and Inflammation -- 23. Evaluation of Cerebrospinal Fluid

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