Javeed Ahmed

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A total of 8 infants presenting with sepsis-like illness were diagnosed to have human parechovirus (HPeV) infection; of which, 5 had abdominal distension and 6 had an erythematous rash. A combination of abdominal distension and erythematous rash was observed in 4 infants. The abdominal symptoms can be very prominent and signs could be confused with acute(More)
Spinal intramedullary cysticercosis is rare and usually afflicts adults. We report the case of a 5-year-old Mexican girl with back pain who had a complex thoracic spinal intramedullary mass on magnetic resonance imaging and a positive immunoblot for Taenia solium. Surgery revealed a cystic mass containing a cysticercus. Cysticercosis should be suspected as(More)
AIM To assess the role of imaging in the early management of encephalitis and the agreement on findings in a well-defined cohort of suspected encephalitis cases enrolled in the Prospective Aetiological Study of Encephalitis conducted by the Health Protection Agency (now incorporated into Public Health England). MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-five CT(More)
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