Lea Franken

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Three cases of central nervous system complications of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections are reported. There were several atypical findings: the first patient presented with an acute disseminated encephalitis with normal cerebrospinal fluid and hypogammaglobulinaemia. The second patient presented with a left sixth nerve palsy followed six weeks later by(More)
A 49-year-old alcoholic woman was admitted for convulsions. She died after a 4-week clinical course characterized by a persistent coma with diffuse muscular hypertonia. Post-mortem examination of the brain demonstrated a spongy degeneration and gliosis of the cerebral cortex, limited to the 3rd and the 4th layers. No other pathological lesion of the central(More)