Infectious Diseases

Christopher M. Filley

in The Behavioral Neurology of White Matter

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199743261
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322992 | DOI:
Infectious Diseases

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Chapter 7 discusses how the white matter of the brain can be affected by a number of infectious diseases, the majority of which are caused by viruses, and goes on to discuss the frequent involvement of myelin in pathogenesis, which has invited comparison with multiple sclerosis (MS) and related disorders.

Chapter.  5641 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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