Neurosurgical aspects of central nervous system infections.

@article{Heth2012NeurosurgicalAO,
  title={Neurosurgical aspects of central nervous system infections.},
  author={Jason A. Heth},
  journal={Neuroimaging clinics of North America},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          791-9
        }
}
Infections of the central nervous system (CNS) can be severe, disabling, and potentially fatal. Infections of the central nervous system (CNS) can be severe, disabling, and potentially fatal. Appropriate recognition of symptoms facilitates expeditious evaluation, prompt diagnosis, and timely treatment. Further work-up may include cranial or spinal imaging, lumbar puncture, and invasive biopsy. Therapy involves antibiotic, antiviral, or antifungal treatment. Surgical treatment for debridement… CONTINUE READING
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