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Acanthamoeba meningoencephalitis in an immunocompetent patient: An autopsy case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20667014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic granulomatous CNS infections may be caused by tuberculosis, fungi and rarely by free-living amoeba, especially in immunocompromised individuals. We report a rare, fatal case of granulomatous amoebic encephalitis in an immunocompetent patient mimicking CNS tuberculosis, and review the imageological features and diagnostic tests.
Authors:
Rajesh Reddy; Mudumba Vijayasaradhi; Megha S Uppin; Sundaram Challa; Afshan Jabeen; Rupam Borghain
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1440-1789     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropathology     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606526     Medline TA:  Neuropathology     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  183-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 Japanese Society of Neuropathology.
Affiliation:
Departments of Neurosurgery Pathology Neurology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India.
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