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October 1976

Progressive Rubella Panencephalitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, Veterans Administration Hospital (Dr Wolinsky), and the departments of neurology and pediatrics, University of California (Drs Berg and Maitland), San Francisco.

Arch Neurol. 1976;33(10):722-723. doi:10.1001/archneur.1976.00500100056016

• A patient with progressive rubella panencephalitis developed initial symptoms of neurologic deterioration 12 years after childhood German measles. Progressive rubella panencephalitis should be considered in adolescents with progressive dementia attended by pyramidal and cerebellar dysfunction.

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