Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis in A 5-Month Old Infant
Iranian Journal of Child Neurology,
Vol. 2 No. 3 (2008),
This article reports on an 5-month-old infant who was admitted to our hospital for prolonged fever, focal status epilepticus and encephalopathy.
Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a single hyperintense lesion in right putamen in T2-weighted images.
A diagnosis of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis was made based on the clinical features, treatment response and clinical course. An executive literature review revealed a few cases under the age of one year .This patient is the youngest are who is reported from Iran.
- Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
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