Successful treatment of amoebic meningoencephalitis in a Chinese living in Hong Kong.

Abstract

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis due to Naegleria fowleri was found in a 38-year-old Chinese man living in Hong Kong who presumably acquired the infection from swimming in a hot spring in neighbouring China. Amoebic cysts were identified in tissue taken from a brain abscess. The patient responded to surgical drainage and a 6-week course of amphotericin B… (More)

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@article{Wang1993SuccessfulTO, title={Successful treatment of amoebic meningoencephalitis in a Chinese living in Hong Kong.}, author={A Wang and Richard Kay and Wai Sang Poon and Ho-keung Ng}, journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery}, year={1993}, volume={95 3}, pages={249-52} }