Introduction To Brain Infections

Slow virus infections such as that caused by the JC virus associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)), or caused by the measles virus subaktue sclerosing panencephalitis (subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE)) also affect the brain; they are characterized by a long incubation time and a prolonged course. Infections of the brain can manifest as diffuse infection that leads to encephalitis with focal involvement of the brain, or of meningeal…

September 3, 2018