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International Journal of Neurology Sciences

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2021)

A rare case report of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following Epstein-Barr Virus infection

Author(s):

Somvanshi Vaibhav KR Ramavtar, Dilip Maheshwary, Bharat Bhushan, Vijay Sardana, Lathiya ashwin

Abstract:
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection manifest with several clinical syndromes by infecting more than 95% of the world's population. Neurological disease alone related to Epstein-Barr virus rarely develop in previously healthy individuals. It is associated with a variety of CNS complications like acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, transverse myelitis, neuropsychiatric syndrome, GBS and they usually respond to immunotherapy. Here we present a rare case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) with primary Epstein-Barr virus infection, in previously healthy 15 year old male.

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How to cite this article:
Somvanshi Vaibhav KR Ramavtar, Dilip Maheshwary, Bharat Bhushan, Vijay Sardana, Lathiya ashwin. A rare case report of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following Epstein-Barr Virus infection. Int. J. Neurol. Sci. 2021;3(1):1-4. DOI: 10.33545/26646161.2021.v3.i1a.3
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