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Neurological Emergencies in Tropical Infections

  • Ravindra Kumar Garg
  • Imran Rizvi
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Abstract

Neurological emergencies in tropical infections are often encountered in emergency departments of India and many resource-constrained countries. Serious tropical infections often lead to mortality and severe morbidity amongst survivors [1]. Many of these infections can be rapidly fatal if not recognized and treated promptly; therefore, it is important for emergency physicians and neurologist especially those working in tropics to be well versed with recognition and management of these infections. The threat from neurological infectious diseases increases further because of increasing prevalence of people infected with human immune deficiency virus (HIV) infection.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravindra Kumar Garg
    • 1
  • Imran Rizvi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyKing George Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

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