Meningoencephalitic Processes in the Perinatal Period

  • Reinhard L. Friede


This chapter concerns types of meningoencephalitis in the newborn that typically develop from intra- or early postpartum infection; a detailed review of these processes was given by Wolf and Cowen (1959). Purulent leptomeningitis of the neonate was covered in the preceding chapter (17) and infections that typically affect the fetus in utero in Chapter 16. The disease processes described in the present chapter occur in children and adults as well, but the text is restricted to their features in early infancy.


Subdural Hematoma Perinatal Period Aseptic Meningitis Coxsackie Virus Chronic Subdural Hematoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reinhard L. Friede
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.University of ZurichSwitzerland

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