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Infections of the Central Nervous System

  • Gerald S. Golden
Part of the Topics in Pediatrics book series (TIPE)

Abstract

Infections of the CNS are relatively common in children and many are potentially life threatening. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to limit damage from the infection itself and from complications such as seizures, increased intracranial pressure, and infectious vasculitis.

Keywords

Intracranial Pressure Lyme Disease Spastic Cerebral Palsy Congenital Toxoplasmosis Focal Neurological Sign 
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  1. Bell, W. E., and McCormick, W. F., 1975, Neurologic Infections in Children, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia.Google Scholar
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald S. Golden
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  1. 1.Department of Neurology, The Health Science CenterUniversity of Tennessee, MemphisMemphisUSA

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