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Protracted mumps encephalitis with good outcome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16257214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is limited published information regarding the outcome of patients with prolonged encephalitis. This report details the case of a patient with an encephalitic illness with a protracted period of coma and a favourable outcome. Extensive investigation revealed seroconversion for mumps infection. A household contact had measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccination 10 days prior to his presentation.
Peter Kim; Cecilia Cappelen-Smith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-10-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2005 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-05     Completed Date:  2006-05-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  959-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology and Neurophysiology, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Encephalitis / physiopathology*,  virology*
Epilepsy / etiology
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Mumps / complications*,  transmission
Persistent Vegetative State / virology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine

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