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INFECTIONS & MYELOPATHY

General
  CSF features
  Geographic distribution

Abscess
AIDS
Central European encephalitis
CSF eosinophilia
Dengue
Enterovirus: D68; 71
HIV
HTLV I & II
Parasites
Poliomyelitis: Acute
Spirochete
Tuberculosis
Varicella zoster
West Nile
Whipple's

Neuromuscular Disorders
Spinal cord tabes (Gowers manual)

Tabes dorsalis



General features 4

Geographic Distribution
Myelopathies: CSF features

Protein  Glucose  Cells
Abscess High Low Neutrophils
Tuberculosis High Low Lymphocytes
Virus High Normal Lymphocytes
Fungus High Low Lymphocytes
Parasite High Normal Eosinophils
Immune High Normal Lymphocytes


From Bramwell: Atlas of Clinical Medicine
Polio: Arm atrophy

Wikipedia
Polio: Leg atrophy Egypt 1403-1365

Polio


Other Viruses

Varicella zoster Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

R. Schmidt
HIV myelopathy
Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, Type I (HTLV I) 3 Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, Type II 2

Spirochetes


Tuberculosis


Parasitic infections


Abcesses


Whipple's disease



CSF eosinophilia



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