[Mycoplasma pneumoniae encephalitis associated with basal ganglia necrosis].

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INTRODUCTION Severe central nervous system diseases, such as encephalitis, have been reported in association with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections. CASE REPORT A previously healthy 5-year-old boy presented with an atypical pneumonia; he rapidly developed encephalitis revealed by lethargy, generalized status epilepticus. MRI showed abnormal signals in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neurol.2011.01.023

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@article{Hafidi2012MycoplasmaPE, title={[Mycoplasma pneumoniae encephalitis associated with basal ganglia necrosis].}, author={Naima El Hafidi and Ben Allouch and Fayssal Benbrahim and M Chellaoui and C El Mahraoui}, journal={Revue neurologique}, year={2012}, volume={168 1}, pages={49-52} }