Central nervous system infections

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Abstract

The central nervous system infections that are neurological emergencies are meningitis, encephalitis, focal infectious mass lesions (brain abscess and subdural empyema), and spinal epidural abscess. This chapter will review the diagnosis and management of these neuroinfectious diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmergency Neurology
PublisherSpringer US
Pages195-210
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9780387885858, 9780387885841
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Subdural Empyema
Epidural Abscess
Central Nervous System Infections
Brain Abscess
Disease Management
Meningitis
Emergencies
Infectious Encephalitis

Keywords

  • Encephalitis
  • Meningitis
  • Spinal epidural abscess
  • Subdural empyema

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Roos, K. (2012). Central nervous system infections. In Emergency Neurology (pp. 195-210). Springer US. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-88585-8_11

Central nervous system infections. / Roos, Karen.

Emergency Neurology. Springer US, 2012. p. 195-210.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Roos, K 2012, Central nervous system infections. in Emergency Neurology. Springer US, pp. 195-210. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-88585-8_11
Roos K. Central nervous system infections. In Emergency Neurology. Springer US. 2012. p. 195-210 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-88585-8_11
Roos, Karen. / Central nervous system infections. Emergency Neurology. Springer US, 2012. pp. 195-210
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