BURTON L. ZOHMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EDMUND G. SILVERMAN, M.D.
One of the least frequent complications of infectious mononucleosis is involvement of the central nervous system. Because of the fact that a rather careful survey of the literature failed to reveal any case of infectious mononucleosis associated with evidence of diffuse lower motor neurone disease, the following case is herewith reported.
History. E. N., a young male of 21 years, was admitted to the hospital on January 11, 1940, with a story that he had been taken ill three weeks previously with headache, weakness and fever as high as 103° F. He continued working for about a week
ZOHMAN BL, SILVERMAN EG. INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS AND ENCEPHALOMYELITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;16:1233–1239. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-6-1233
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(6):1233-1239.
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