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Infections in Childhood

  • Vivek Yedavilli
  • Vivek Pandey
  • Delilah BurrowesEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

The CNS is relatively resistant to the neurotropic behavior of potential harmful pathogens. Our aim of this chapter is to review a few of the more common CNS pathogens that affect children through their development as a fetus through the newborn period and through childhood and review the imaging features, some nonspecific and specific, which may be seen.

Keywords

Congenital infections Developing brain Neonate infection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vivek Yedavilli
    • 1
  • Vivek Pandey
    • 1
  • Delilah Burrowes
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Division of NeuroradiologyAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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