Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Tim Y. Wei, Robert J. Baumann

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Abstract

Although acute disseminated encephalomyelitis has been observed after a variety of viral infections and an occasional bacterial infection, it has not been reported in association with rickettsial infections. Reported is a 7- year-old male with magnetic resonance images and clinical manifestations suggestive of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after a tick bite and serologically proven Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-505
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Neurology
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology

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