Childhood chorea-encephalopathy associated with recent parvovirus B19 infection in two Jamaican children.

Abstract

This case report highlights the course of two healthy unrelated children with an encephalopathy characterised by dyskinesia, seizures, hemiparesis and behavioural change associated with recent human parvovirus B19 infection. The cases are compared with a previously described case of childhood chorea encephalopathy associated with human parvovirus B19 infection.

DOI: 10.1179/146532810X12858955921438

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@article{Chambers2010ChildhoodCA, title={Childhood chorea-encephalopathy associated with recent parvovirus B19 infection in two Jamaican children.}, author={R H Melbourne Chambers and Mark A. Gooden and Thomas E. Gilbert and Sandra Jackson}, journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics}, year={2010}, volume={30 4}, pages={339-44} }