Umbilical cord blood (UCB) is becoming an alternative cell source for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). However, umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT) has been severely limited by low and finite numbers of hematopoietic stem cells and their delayed engraftment. New strategies are needed to improve ex vivo expansion efficiency and in vivo… (More)
KEY CLINICAL MESSAGE We report a puerpera who has acute-onset ataxia with fever, headache, convulsions, and altered mental status. She had a good response to antivirus treatment and low-dose steroid. Acute cerebellitis was the tentative diagnosis. But concurrent encephalitis was proposed with multiple lesions beyond cerebellum.