Central nervous system complications and neuroradiological findings in children with chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection.

@article{Ishikawa2013CentralNS,
  title={Central nervous system complications and neuroradiological findings in children with chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection.},
  author={Nobutsune Ishikawa and Hiroshi Kawaguchi and Kazuhiro Nakamura and Masao Kobayashi},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={72-8}
}
BACKGROUND Although many neurological complications have been described in acute Epstein-Barr virus infection, few reports have discussed the central nervous system complications in chronic active Epstein-Barr virus (CAEBV) infection. METHODS We retrospectively surveyed the medical records of 14 patients with CAEBV infection in our institute. Neuroradiological studies were performed in 10 of these patients. RESULTS Five had no neurological symptoms, whereas two presented with posterior… CONTINUE READING