Other Infections of the Brain

  • Jacob Valk
  • Marjo S. van der Knaap


In the previous chapters the most important viral encephalitides associated with demyelination have been discussed. In the chapter on acute disseminated encephalomyelitis the allergic demyelinating response of the brain to systemic viral infections has been addressed. In this chapter only a short discussion is devoted to nonspecific white matter lesions occasionally occurring in cerebral infections.


White Matter Occipital Lobe Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Acute Disseminate Encephalomyelitis Toxoplasma Encephalitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacob Valk
    • 1
  • Marjo S. van der Knaap
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Radiology and NeuroradiologyFree University HospitalAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Child NeurologyAcademic HospitalUtrechtThe Netherlands

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