Infections of the Nervous System

  • David Schlossberg

Part of the Clinical Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CLIN.TOP.INFECT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Meningitis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jay H. Tureen, Merle A. Sande
      Pages 25-30
    3. Burt R. Meyers, Alejandra C. Gurtman
      Pages 31-41
    4. Tarvez Tucker, Jerrold J. Ellner
      Pages 42-49
    5. Rebecca A. Clark, Newton E. Hyslop Jr.
      Pages 50-63
    6. Janara J. Younger, Fred F. Barrett
      Pages 64-72
    7. Louis Reik Jr., Morven C. Barwick
      Pages 73-89
  3. Brain—Diffuse and Focal Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Richard T. Sokolov Jr., Richard D. Meyer
      Pages 93-104
    3. Miguel Mateos-Mora, Kenneth R. Ratzan
      Pages 105-134
    4. Shubha Kerkar, Abdolghader Molavi
      Pages 135-142
    5. Bruce A. Cohen, Howard L. Lipton
      Pages 143-152
    6. Stanley B. Prusiner, Karen K. Hsiao
      Pages 153-168
  4. Spine and Peripheral Nerves

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Mark J. DiNubile
      Pages 171-178
    3. Douglas R. Nordli, Jacqueline A. Bello, Darryl C. De Vivo
      Pages 179-191
    4. Edgar F. Salazar-Grueso, Barry G. Arnason
      Pages 192-204
  5. Problematic Pathogens and States

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. John E. Kasik
      Pages 207-219
    3. Thomas F. Patterson, Jan E. Patterson, Michele Barry, Frank J. Bia
      Pages 234-261
    4. Nicholas J. Fiumara
      Pages 262-267
    5. Joseph R. Berger, Robert M. Levy, Richard Dix
      Pages 268-303
    6. John J. Halperin
      Pages 304-311
  6. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313
    2. Brian C. Bowen, M. Judith Donovan Post
      Pages 315-380
    3. Robert E. Van Scoy
      Pages 381-388
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 389-396

About this book


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.


AIDS Infektionskrankheit Nervensystem/Erkrankung Nervous System Neurology Parasitic Infections bacteria fungal infection infection infections infectious infectious disease

Editors and affiliations

  • David Schlossberg
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical College of PennsylvaniaEpiscopal HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineEpiscopal HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-9700-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-9698-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1445
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