Aseptic meningoencephalitis mimicking transient ischaemic attacks
作者: V. PapavasileiouH. MilionisM. CordierA. EskandariG. NtaiosP. Michel
作者单位: 1Department of Medicine, University of Thessaly
2Stroke Unit, Neurology Service, University of Lausanne, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
刊名: Infection, 2013, Vol.41 (2), pp.485-491
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-012-0397-4
关键词: MimicsStrokeTransient ischaemic attackMeningitisEncephalitis
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Purpose(#br)To highlight meningoencephalitis as a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) mimic and suggest clinical clues for differential diagnosis.(#br) Methods(#br)This was an observational study of consecutively admitted patients over a 9.75-year period presenting as TIAs at a stroke unit.(#br) Results(#br)A total of 790 patients with TIAs and seven with TIA-like symptoms but a final diagnosis of viral meningoencephalitis were recognised. The most frequent presentations of meningoencephalitis patients were acute sensory hemisyndrome (6) and cognitive deficits (5). Signs of meningeal irritation were minor or absent on presentation. Predominantly lymphocytic pleocytosis, hyperproteinorachia and a normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)/serum glucose index (in 5 out of 6 documented...
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影响因子:2.44 (2012)

  • transient 瞬变现象
  • mimicking 模仿