Eva Maria Hennes

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Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is an opportunistic central nervous system infection, caused by the John Cunningham virus (JCV). PML may occur during treatment with immunosuppressive agents or monoclonal antibodies such as natalizumab. The JCV seroprevalence increases with age with a seropositivity of 60% in the adult human population. In(More)
BACKGROUND Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibodies have been recently described in children with acute disseminating encephalomyelitis (ADEM), but the clinical and neuroradiological characterisation of this subgroup is lacking. OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical and neuroradiological features of paediatric ADEM with and without MOG antibodies.(More)
BACKGROUND Acute cerebellitis (AC) is characterized by cerebellar symptoms and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) changes primarily confined to the cerebellum. OBJECTIVE To analyze the neurological and cognitive long-term outcome of children with AC. METHODS Children with AC diagnosed by typical clinical features and MRI findings were included in this(More)
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