Viruses and chronic neurological diseases

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Viral infections of the central nervous system have traditionally been associated with acute inflammatory diseases such as meningitis, encephalomyelitis and poliomyelitis. However, during the past two decades viral infections of man or animals have also been related to chronic inflammatory encephalitis, malformations, tumors, degenerative and demyelinating diseases, and vascular disease of the brain and spinal cord. A survey is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-140
Number of pages9
JournalJohns Hopkins Medical Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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