Revista Chilena de Pediatría . El diagnóstico oportuno de la encefalitis por virus herpes simple (VHS) 1 y 2 reviste gran importancia, debido a que un. Isolation of influenza virus A/Hong Kong /1/68 (H3N2) from liquor cerebrospinalis of patients with CNS involvement. Med Klin, 70 (), pp. The clinical manifestations and diagnosis of viral encephalitis in children will be discussed here. The pathogenesis, etiology, treatment, and.

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En este articulo, ademas de la encefalitis anti-NMDAR, se revisan los aspectos generales de las encefalitis autoinmunes y se abordan las preguntas mas frecuentes que suscita el pdiatria de estas enfermedades. Encefalotis AG, Parvez Y. In our patient, brain MRI showed high signal intensities in both basal ganglia. A collaborative study from Finland. Clinical diversity and radiological similarity. In this article, in addition to anti-NMDA encephalitis, the general aspects of autoimmune encephalitis are reviewed and the most common questions asked about treatment of these diseases are addressed.

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Infecions of the central nevous system of suspected viral origin: Support Center Support Center. Rarely extensive white matter lesions have been reported in patients with chronic EBV infection and clinical relapse of neurologic problems 8.

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Subscribe to our Newsletter. Full text is only aviable in PDF. Hospital Infantil La Paz. Case report A year-old girl was admitted to our hospital with 4-day history of consciousness disturbance and decreased activity.

There was no lymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly.

Acknowledgment We offer are thanks to the staff at radiology and laboratory department at Ghaem Medical Center. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. The clinical syndromes are complex and are associated with manifestations that vary according to the type of antibody that is associated.


Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The autoimmune response can start due to the presence of a tumour or viral infection, but in many case the cause remains unknown. Autoimmune encephalitis are a new category of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system mediated by antibodies that attack neurotransmitter or protein receptors on the surface of neurons.

Her pupils were normal sized and reactive to light. J Neurovirol, 7pp. On admission, she was lethargic and an examination revealed normal vital signs.

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Med Klin, 70pp. Iran J Child Neurol. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. EBV infection should be considered when lesions are localized to the basal ganglia 6.

Amantadine therapy for influenza type A-associated encephalopathy. Baskin HJ, Hedlund G. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

Disorders that affect both basal ganglia include Leigh syndrome, mitochondrial encephalopathy, Wilson disease, and glutaric aciduria type 2 6. EBV encephalitis is rare in children but can have severe neurological complications.

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Other examinations were unremarkable except for an unsteady gait and neck stiffness. Beiraghy helped in submission and J. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. The Spanish Association of Pediatrics has as one of its main objectives the dissemination of rigorous and updated scientific information on the different areas of pediatrics.


A cranial MRI demonstrated abnormal high signal intensities in the basal ganglia and the striatal body, especially in the putamen and caudate nucleus. These MRI changes were similar to Ono et al. Then, she had decreased activity with a gate disturbance and urine incontinency as well as a suspected history of seizure. Influenza A encephalitis with movement disorder.

In conclusionEBV infection is a common identifiable cause of acute childhood encephalitis and remains the most common agent mimicking herpes simplex virus encephalitis that can be identified with MRI findings of high signal intensities in basal ganglia and documented with serologic tests. Inthe first reports of neurological complications in IM were described 6.

Other studies have reported nonspecific findings with MRIs 79.

We offer are thanks to the staff at radiology and laboratory department at Ghaem Medical Center. It is evident that EBV infection must be considered rncefalitis the diagnosis of various acute neurological diseases affecting children, even in the absence of other signs of IM. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Encfealitis measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Please review our privacy policy.

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Fulminant Epstein Barr virus encephalitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 18pp. Ashrafzadeh wrote the manuscript, M.