Central nervous system viral disease

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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]

Types of viral CNS infections[edit]


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

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