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Meningoencephalitis associated with hepatitis A infection: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20555050     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hepatitis A virus uncommonly causes neurological problems. Among these manifestations meningoencephalitis is very rare. We describe the clinical and laboratory features of a young boy with hepatitis A associated meningoencephalitis and compare it with other cases which had the same diagnoses.
Authors:
S Davoudi; A Soudbakhsh; H Emadikouchak; G Nikbakht; A Modabbernia
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical doctor     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1758-1133     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Doct     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-17     Completed Date:  2010-08-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1301706     Medline TA:  Trop Doct     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Keshavarz Boulevard, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Postal Code 1419733141, Iran. davoudis@sina.tums.ac.ir
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Hepatitis A / complications*,  diagnosis
Hepatitis A Virus, Human / immunology
Hepatitis Antibodies / analysis
Humans
Male
Meningoencephalitis / cerebrospinal fluid*,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Hepatitis Antibodies

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