Neuroinfections

Paperback | April 2, 2013

byDon Gilden

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Neuroinfections presents 35 subjects, each with a different neurologic infectious or inflammatory disorder. A short vignette provides salient clinical symptoms and signs, laboratory studies, spinal fluid and imaging findings for each patient. A highly focused discussion leads the reader to thefinal diagnosis. Important features of the history, neurologic examination, findings on CSF and imaging are emphasized. There is no other book that provides a careful case description that includes all the neurologic features of 19 neurologic diseases produced by virus, as well as cases of bacterialmeningitis and other infections produced by spirochetes, protozoans and prions, as well as inflammatory diseases of the nervous system of unknown etiology. A unique feature of the book is that every patient described is a real-time case that the author has seen or on whom he provided consultation. Anyone who reads every case in this book will know the essentials needed to diagnose and care for patients with infectious or inflammatory diseases of thenervous system.

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Neuroinfections presents 35 subjects, each with a different neurologic infectious or inflammatory disorder. A short vignette provides salient clinical symptoms and signs, laboratory studies, spinal fluid and imaging findings for each patient. A highly focused discussion leads the reader to thefinal diagnosis. Important features of the ...

Don Gilden, M.D., is Louise Baum Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199926638

ISBN - 13:9780199926633

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SECTION I Virus infections1. Varicella Zoster Virus Vasculopathy2. Aseptic Meningitis3. Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis4. HIV Encephalitis5. Ramsey Hunt Syndrome6. West Nile Virus Meningoencephalitis7. Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis8. Rabies9. Cytomegalovirus Polyradiculoneuropathy10. Varicella Zoster Virus Myelopathy11. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis12. Eastern Equine Encephalitis13. Human Herpesvirus-6 Encephalitis14. Zoster Sine Herpete15. Human T-lymphotropic Virus-1 (HTLV-1) Myelopathy16. Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Meningitis17. HIV Vacuolar Myelopathy18. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy19. Postherpetic NeuralgiaSECTION II Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan and Prion Disorders of the Nervous System20. Listeria Rhombencephalitis21. Neurosyphilis22. Tuberculous Meningoencephalitis23. Raeder's Paratrigeminal Syndrome24. Fungal Meningitis25. Whipple's Disease26. Lyme Disease27. CNS Toxoplasmosis28. Cysticercosis29. Jakob-Creutrzfeldt DiseaseSECTION III Inflammatory Diseases of the Nervous System of Unknown Etiology30. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis31. Behcet's Disease32. CNS Sarcoidosis33. Giant Cell (Temporal) Arteritis34. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome35. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome (Uveomeningoencephalitis)