Clinical approach in encephalitis

Burke A. Cunha, John Halperin

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Abstract

Although this volume is devoted to a consideration of various forms of encephalitis, it is important to remember that this is actually a group of very uncommon disorders. A reasonable starting point is to address the question from the perspective of the clinician confronted with a patient with altered neurologic function-when should encephalitis be considered in a particular patient’s differential diagnosis. Since, by definition, this disorder involves brain inflammation, the prerequisites for the diagnosis are that there be evidence both of inflammation and of brain involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncephalitis
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Treatment
PublisherCRC Press
Pages1-18
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781420013979
ISBN (Print)9780849340314
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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Encephalitis
Nervous System
Differential Diagnosis

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  • Medicine(all)

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Cunha, B. A., & Halperin, J. (2007). Clinical approach in encephalitis. In Encephalitis: Diagnosis and Treatment (pp. 1-18). CRC Press.
Cunha, Burke A. ; Halperin, John. / Clinical approach in encephalitis. Encephalitis: Diagnosis and Treatment. CRC Press, 2007. pp. 1-18
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