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Horizontal conjugate gaze palsy in eosinophilic meningitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10774676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of eosinophilic meningitis who presented with headache and strabismus are reported. Pertinent physical examination revealed unilateral horizontal conjugate gaze palsy with absence of doll's eye maneuver and hemiparesis. The etiologic agent of eosinophilic meningitis is presumed to be Angiostrongylus cantonensis and the infected location that produce horizontal conjugate gaze palsy was a pontine lesion.
Authors:
V Chotmongkol; K Sawanyawisuth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0125-1562     ISO Abbreviation:  Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-08     Completed Date:  2000-06-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0266303     Medline TA:  Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  586-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angiostrongylus cantonensis*
Animals
Eosinophilia / parasitology*
Female
Humans
Male
Meningitis / parasitology*
Middle Aged
Ophthalmoplegia / etiology*
Strongylida Infections / complications*

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