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Central nervous system viral disease

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Central nervous system viral disease

Central nervous system viral disease
Classification and external resources
MeSH D020805

A central nervous system viral disease is a viral infection that affects the central nervous system.

An example is poliomyelitis.

Other examples include members of the polyomavirus family.[1]

Contents

  • Types of viral CNS infections 1
  • Treatment 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Types of viral CNS infections

Treatment

Herpes simplex encephalitis can be treated with acyclovir,[2] but few of the other viral central nervous system infections have a specific therapy.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Slow Virus Diseases of the Nervous System". Retrieved 2009-01-15. 
  2. ^ http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1165183-treatment


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