Explore the latest in CNS infections, including emerging viral and opportunistic infections, prion diseases, and more.
This case report describes a man with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease that involved a rare type of tremor.
This cross-sectional study describes the current prion disease surveillance system in Washington state and reports the epidemiological and clinical results of surveillance activities from 2006 through 2017.
This cohort study uses data from Danish national registries to examine the risk of psychiatric disease, the percentage of psychiatric hospital inpatient and outpatient contacts, and the receipt of prescribed psychiatric medications among patients with Lyme neuroborreliosis in Denmark.
This case-control study examines the inflammatory CNS event outcome among patients with an autoimmune disease who were treated with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors.
This case report describes serous retinal detachments involving the macula of the right and left eyes.
This cross-sectional study examines the association of annual precipitation levels with annual rates of human Eastern equine encephalitis infection in Massachusetts.
This study uses a French multiple sclerosis cohort to examine the risk of developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy before and after the release of nationwide risk-minimization recommendations among people with multiple sclerosis who used natalizumab.
A man presents with headache, double vision, and seizures for 1 month. Cranial magnetic resonance imaging showed 2 ring-enhancing brain lesions with thin-walled, contrast-enhancing rims and central liquefaction. What is your diagnosis?
This systematic review of 17 studies assesses risk of primary immunodeficiency in children presenting with invasive pneumococcal disease with no other predisposing condition.
A 16-year-old girl presented with progressive diffuse pain in the lower limbs associated with paresis and unstable gait following Chikungunya infection.
This modeling study examines delays in reporting of human and mosquito West Nile virus infection and the association between these delays and accurate real-time forecasting of West Nile virus outbreaks.
This systematic review and meta-analysis compares the prevalence of bacteremia and bacterial meningitis in febrile neonates vs febrile infants in their second month of life presenting to an ambulatory care setting.
This JAMA Patient Page describes meningococcal meningitis, its causes, risk factors, and prevention measures.
This study evaluates the extent to which the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention case definition of acute flaccid myelitis incorporates possible alternative diagnoses.
A 63-year-old woman with atrial fibrillation and a history of atrial septal defect and ventricular septal defect presents with right frontal lobe abscess with vasogenic edema. What would you do next?
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of fludrocortisone in the treatment of cerebral salt wasting in patients with tuberculous meningitis.
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