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Other Bacterial Infections

  • Michael Lettau
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

 This chapter focuses on a number of rare bacterial infections that affect the central nervous system. The most common manifestations as well as the characteristic features of these infectious processes, as displayed on imaging studies, are stressed.

Keywords

Typhoid Fever Brain Abscess Central Nervous System Infection Meningococcal Meningitis Subdural Empyema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Neuroradiology, Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Freiburg Medical CenterFreiburgGermany

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