[Mediterranean boutonneuse fever disclosed by severe neurological involvement].

@article{Benhammou1991MediterraneanBF,
  title={[Mediterranean boutonneuse fever disclosed by severe neurological involvement].},
  author={B Benhammou and Amina Balafrej and Nabiha Mikou},
  journal={Archives francaises de pediatrie},
  year={1991},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={635-6}
}
The authors report a case of mediterranean boutonneuse fever disclosed in a 6 year-old child presenting with severe neurological disorder, coma, hypotonia, sphincteral disorders, rash and eschar at the site of bite. Rise of antibodies detected by indirect immunofluorescence test (1/80----1/320) confirmed the diagnosis. Visualization of ischemic internal… CONTINUE READING