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Acute measles encephalitis of the delayed type: neuroradiological and immunological findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1505595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of delayed acute measles encephalitis in an immunosuppressed child is reported. Detailed immunological studies have shown defective humoral immunity (defective IgA, IgG2 and IgG3) and decreased natural killer activity. Neuroradiological examination by magnetic resonance imaging revealed several high signal lesions on T2-weighted images in the gray matter without clinical or pathological correlation. The implications of these findings are discussed.
Authors:
M A Barthez Carpentier; C Billard; J Maheut; M L Jourdan; D Degenne; M M Ruchoux; A Goudeau; J J Santini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European neurology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0014-3022     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-23     Completed Date:  1992-09-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0150760     Medline TA:  Eur Neurol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Unité de Neurologie-Neurochirurgie Infantile, Hôpital Clocheville, Tours, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antigens, Viral / analysis*
Brain / pathology
Child
Encephalitis / diagnosis*,  immunology,  pathology
Female
Humans
Inclusion Bodies, Viral / ultrastructure
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Measles / diagnosis*,  immunology,  pathology
Measles virus / immunology*,  ultrastructure
Microscopy, Electron
Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis*,  immunology,  pathology
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / complications,  immunology,  pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Viral

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