Clinical features, diagnosis, and management of enterovirus 71.

  title={Clinical features, diagnosis, and management of enterovirus 71.},
  author={Mong How Ooi and See Chang Wong and Penny Lewthwaite and Mary Jane Cardosa and Tom Solomon},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={9 11},
Although poliomyelitis has been mostly eradicated worldwide, large outbreaks of the related enterovirus 71 have been seen in Asia-Pacific countries in the past 10 years. This virus mostly affects children, manifesting as hand, foot, and mouth disease, aseptic meningitis, poliomyelitis-like acute flaccid paralysis, brainstem encephalitis, and other severe systemic disorders, including especially pulmonary oedema and cardiorespiratory collapse. Clinical predictors of severe disease include high… CONTINUE READING
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Enterovirus 71-an emerging virus with pandemic potential

  • T Solomon, P Lewthwaite, M Cardosa, P Mcminn, M. Ooi
  • Lancet Infect Dis 2010; published online Oct
  • 2010

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