Chapter

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743261.003.007
Infectious Diseases

Show Summary Details

Preview

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

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.