Pseudogout showing meningoencephalitic symptoms: crowned dens syndrome.

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We report a 70-year-old man who presented symptoms resembling those of meningoencephalitis and who was subsequently diagnosed as having a crowned dens syndrome. The patient exhibited severe neck pains, headache, high fever and a pain in his knee joints together with symptoms of the central nervous system. The patient's cerebrospinal fluid was almost clear… (More)

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