Bacterial meningitis in a patient with multiple sclerosis receiving Tysabri

@inproceedings{Moghadasi2016BacterialMI,
  title={Bacterial meningitis in a patient with multiple sclerosis receiving Tysabri},
  author={Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi and Soroor Advani and Shiva Rahimi},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of neurology},
  year={2016}
}
The most important adverse effect of natalizumab is progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).1 Apart from PML, there are reports of other cerebral infections including herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE)2,3 and cryptococcal meningitis4 in the literature. The patient was a 29-year-old woman, a known case of multiple sclerosis (MS) for at least 5 years. She was treated using natalizumab since 6 month before. She was under treatment with prednisolone 1 g daily for 5 days for optic neuritis… CONTINUE READING