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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery


Central Nervous System Infections

(Jump to: General Information | Abscesses | Encephalitis | Meningitis | Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy | Tropical Myeloneuropathies )

General Information
Overview of Brain Infections:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Viral Central Nervous System Infections (in Children):Merck Manual, Home Edition
Parasitic Infections of the Brain and Spinal Cord:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Abscesses
Abscess of the Brain:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Subdural Empyema:Merck Manual, Home Edition


Encephalitis
General Information
Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet:NINDS
Encephalitis:MedlinePlus
Specific Types of Encephalitis
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis:NINDS
Encephalitis Lethargica (Sleeping Sickness):NINDS
Rasmussen's Encephalitis:NINDS
Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis:NINDS
Viruses That Cause Encephalitis
See Infectious Diseases, Viral Infections, Encephalitis


Meningitis
General Information
What is Meningitis?:Meningitis Foundation of America
Frequently Asked Questions:Meningitis Foundation of America
Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet:NINDS
Chronic Meningitis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Meningitis:MedlinePlus
Bacterial Meningitis
Overviews
Acute Bacterial Meningitis:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Bacterial Meningitis (in Children):Merck Manual, Home Edition
Meningococcal Vaccines: Protecting You From Bacterial Meninglits:CDC
Group B Strep
Group B Strep:Meningitis Foundation of America
See also Infectious Diseases, Bacterial Infections, Streptococcal Infections
Hib Meningitis
Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) Meningitis:Meningitis Foundation of America
Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) Vaccine:CDC
Meningococcal Meningitis
Meningococcal Meningitis:Meningitis Foundation of America
About Meningococcal Disease:National Meningitis Association
Meningitis:National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Meningococcal Vaccines:CDC
Pneumococcal Meningitis
Pneumococcal Meningitis:Meningitis Foundation of America
See also Infectious Diseases, Bacterial Infections, Pneumococcal Infections
Uncommon Bacterial Meningitis
Listeriosis:Meningitis Foundation of America
Staph Meningitis:Meningitis Foundation of America
Fungal Meningitis
Fungal Meningitis:Meningitis Foundation of America
See also Infectious Diseases, Fungal Infections, Cryptococcosis
Viral Meningitis
Viral Meningitis:Meningitis Foundation of America
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis:CDC


Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy:NINDS


Tropical Myeloneuropathies
Tropical Myeloneuropathies:eMedicine
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis:NINDS


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