Gloria von Geldern

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This chapter will review the spectrum of immune-mediated diseases that affect the nervous system and may result in an admission to the neurological intensive care unit. Immunomodulatory strategies to treat acute exacerbations of neurological diseases caused by aberrant immune responses are discussed, but strategies for long-term immunosuppression are not(More)
Various inflammatory neurologic diseases are associated with viral infections. These agents may cause direct damage of infected cells associated with immunological alterations such as chronic activation, immunodeficiency and infiltration of inflammatory cells into the central nervous system that underlie the pathogenesis of inflam-matory neurologic(More)
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