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Severe Cytomegalovirus Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Patient ; A Case Report

@inproceedings{Farazi2015SevereCM,
  title={Severe Cytomegalovirus Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Patient ; A Case Report},
  author={Aliasghar Farazi and Mohamadreza Anaami and Naghmeh Arkan},
  year={2015}
}
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a DNA virus and is a member of the Herpesviridae family. There are few reports of CMV meningitis in immunocompetent adults. We reported an immunocompetent patient presenting with CMV meningitis and discussed the important relevant management issues. A 37-year-old male patient with fever, headache, confusion, nuchal rigidity and vomiting was presented to the emergency department. Chest radiography, brain CT and MRI were normal. Subsequently, he underwent a lumbar… Expand
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