Pearls: Infectious diseases

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Neurologists have a great deal of knowledge of the classic signs of central nervous system infectious diseases. After years of taking care of patients with infectious diseases, several symptoms, signs, and cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities have been identified that are helpful time and time again in determining the etiological agent. These lessons, learned at the bedside, are reviewed in this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-73
Number of pages3
JournalSeminars in neurology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 22 2010


  • Herpes simplex virus
  • Lyme disease
  • Meningitis
  • Viral encephalitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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