Postinfectious encephalitis in two siblings.

  title={Postinfectious encephalitis in two siblings.},
  author={P M Laboyrie and A. R. Wintzen and Gerard Th. A. M. Bots},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  volume={93 4},
A 33-year-old man and his 32-year-old sister developed, with an interval of 2 years, an acute fatal encephalitis following an upper respiratory tract infection of unknown etiology. Autopsy documented postinfectious encephalitis in both. This is the first report of postinfectious encephalitis occurring in first degree relatives, suggesting that specific… CONTINUE READING