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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 401-403

Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis with substantia nigra involvement


1 Department of Pediatrics, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
3 Department of Pediatrics, Cukurova University School of Medicine, Adana, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Mustafa Komur
Department of Pediatrics, Serinevler Mah. Ege Bağatur Bulvar. Üzeri, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Yüreğir/Adana
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.174436

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Infectious mononucleosis due to Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) is a usually benign systemic viral illness common in children. Many studies described nervous system manifestations of infectious mononucleosis with a wide spectrum of neurologic deficits. Neurologic complications of EBV are seen in both acute and reactivate infection. Herein, we describe a patient diagnosed by acute EBV encephalitis with substantia nigra involvement and excellent clinical recovery.






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