Successful antiviral treatment after 6years of chronic progressive neurological disease attributed to VZV brain infection.

Abstract

We describe an extraordinary case of an immunocompetent patient who developed sacral-distribution zoster, followed 3months later by neurological disease that progressed for 6years and was attributed to varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection of the brain. Despite the prolonged infection, neurologic symptoms and signs resolved rapidly and completely after… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2016.07.035

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@article{Gilden2016SuccessfulAT, title={Successful antiviral treatment after 6years of chronic progressive neurological disease attributed to VZV brain infection.}, author={Donald H. Gilden and Charles Grose and Teresa M. White and L{\'i}dia Mayumi Nagae and Robert L Hendricks and Randall J. Cohrs and Maria A. Nagel}, journal={Journal of the neurological sciences}, year={2016}, volume={368}, pages={240-2} }