MASCULINO DE 55 AÑOS CON MENINGOENCEFALITIS POR FLAVIVIRUS, POLIRRADICULOPATÍA INFLAMATORIA Y EVC ISQUÉMICO

We present a young patient with untreated hypertension, who complained of acute loss of muscular strength on the left side of his body. He hadfever and the diagnostic work up showed lymphocytic meningitis. He also presented withgeneralized weakness in his four extremities anda neurophysiologic study...

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Autor Principal: Quesada Aguilar, Carlos I.
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/clinica/article/view/6505
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14722
Sumario: We present a young patient with untreated hypertension, who complained of acute loss of muscular strength on the left side of his body. He hadfever and the diagnostic work up showed lymphocytic meningitis. He also presented withgeneralized weakness in his four extremities anda neurophysiologic study showed an inflammato-ry poliradiculoneuropathy. The PCR analysis ofthe cerebrospinal fluid was positive for flavivirusinfection.