Chronic enteroviral meningoencephalitis in agammaglobulinemic patients.

  title={Chronic enteroviral meningoencephalitis in agammaglobulinemic patients.},
  author={Ross E. McKinney and Samuel L. Katz and Catherine M. Wilfert},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={9 2},
Patients with agammaglobulinemia are particularly susceptible to chronic enteroviral infections of the central nervous system. Data on 42 patients were obtained by literature review, communications with other physicians, and personal experiences. Thirty-eight patients had congenital immunodeficiencies, most frequently X-linked agammaglobulinemia. Most patients who could be assessed were receiving maintenance therapy with intramuscular gamma-globulin before their enteroviral infection. Seven… CONTINUE READING
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