Full recovery after acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (Hurst's disease)

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Sirs: Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (Hurst’s disease) is a rare catastrophic demyelinating disease often preceded by a mundane respiratory tract infection [2]. Antemortem diagnosis is uncommon, and the disorder remains misdiagnosed as viral encephalitis even in the modern era of computed tomography [6]. Death from brain edema is common within 1 week… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004150070060

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