Neuropathologic evaluation of 40 confirmed cases of Legionella pneumonia.

@article{Pendlebury1983NeuropathologicEO,
  title={Neuropathologic evaluation of 40 confirmed cases of Legionella pneumonia.},
  author={William W. Pendlebury and Daniel P. Perl and Wendy Winn and J B McQuillen},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1983},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1340-4}
}
Autopsy examination of the brain was performed in 40 cases of Legionella pneumonia. Thirty-nine of 40 patients had underlying chronic or acute medical problems. Sixteen patients (40%) had neurologic signs or symptoms that were not explained by preexisting disease. CSF was normal in six of seven patients examined; CSF protein content was 66 mg/100 ml in one… CONTINUE READING