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January 1977

Encephalopathy With Erythema Infectiosum

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester (NY) School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(1):65-67. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120140067011

• A 9-month-old boy developed encephalopathy associated with the onset of erythema infectiosum, which resulted in permanent neurologic sequelae. This is the second reported case of encephalitis following erythema infectiosum and the first, to our knowledge with permanent sequelae.

(Am J Dis Child 131:65-67, 1977)