A contemporary case of encephalitis lethargica.

@article{Kiley2001ACC,
  title={A contemporary case of encephalitis lethargica.},
  author={Michelle A Kiley and Margaret M. Esiri},
  journal={Clinical neuropathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={2-7}
}
We present a clinicopathological report of a recent fatal case of a 27-year-old woman whom we consider to have had encephalitis lethargica. Clinical features of note were a presentation with vertigo, persistent vomiting and sleep disturbance including marked daytime somnolence and vivid nightmares. On examination, she had impaired slow pursuit vertical eye movements, dysarthria, an expressionless face and slow tongue movements. She went on to develop gross supranuclear gaze palsy, neck rigidity… CONTINUE READING

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