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All of the following statements are true regarding central nervous system infections, EXCEPT: (AIIMS Nov 2010)



A Measles virus is the causative agent for subacute sclerosing pan encephalitis (SSPE)

B Cytomegalovirus causes bilateral temporal lobe hemorrhagic infarction

C Prions infection causes spongiform encephalopathy

D JC virus is the causative agent for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Ans. B

Cytomegalo virus causes bilateral temporal lobe hemorrhagic infarction

Extra Edge:

1). CNS manifestation of CMV include meningoencephalitis and retinitis.

2). Hemorrhagic infarctions is not a feature of CMV retinitis.

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