Chapter 29. Central Nervous System Complications

  1. Howard Thomas BSc PhD FRCP FRCpath FMedSci Professor1,
  2. Stanley Lemon Professor2 and
  3. Arie Zuckerman MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Dip. Bact Professor3
  1. Daniel M Forton,
  2. Simon D Taylor-Robinson,
  3. I Jane Cox and
  4. Howard C Thomas

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch29

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Forton, D. M., Taylor-Robinson, S. D., Cox, I. J. and Thomas, H. C. (2005) Central Nervous System Complications, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dean (Clinical) Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Wing, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London UK

  2. 2

    Dean of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology & Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    The Royal Free Hospital of Medicine, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130059

Online ISBN: 9780470987131



  • central nervous system complications;
  • chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV);
  • vasculitis;
  • depression;
  • cerebral magnetic resonance spectroscopy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • CNS involvement in HCV-related vasculitis

  • Evidence for a cerebral effect in HCV infection

  • Cerebral magnetic resonance spectroscopy

  • Virological studies

  • Conclusions