Severe neuroinvasive West Nile virus infection in a child with undiagnosed Addison's disease

@inproceedings{Messacar2014SevereNW,
  title={Severe neuroinvasive West Nile virus infection in a child with undiagnosed Addison's disease},
  author={Kevin Messacar and Melanie Cree-Green and Mark A Lovell and Marsha S. Anderson and Samuel R. Dominguez},
  booktitle={IDCases},
  year={2014}
}
This report describes a case of West Nile virus (WNV) meningoencephalitis in a child who presented with fever, headache, seizures, and altered mental status, as well as hyponatremia and bronzing of the skin. Findings that led to the diagnosis of WNV included plasma-cell pleocytosis of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and linear chorioretinitis on… CONTINUE READING