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Sorting Out and Treating Encephalitis

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0005

Series: What Do I Do Now

Sorting Out and Treating Encephalitis

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The diagnosis of encephalitis is easy, finding the cause is not. The differential diagnosis of the main forms of acute encephalitis is discussed here. Medical therapy and indications for brain biopsy are mentioned.

Chapter.  2247 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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