A potentially fatal viral infection that attacks the central nervous system. It causes acute inflammation of the brain in humans and other mammals. Rabies is carried by wild animals (particularly bats and raccoons) and finds its way to humans by many routes such as dog bites from infected dogs.
The medical specialty concerned with the use of radiation for the diagnosis and treatment of disease. A variety of imaging techniques such as X-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) etc are used.