ABRAHAM M. RABINER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MEYER ROSENBERG, M.D.; HOWARD FREEDMAN, M.D.
Acute inflammatory disease of the peripheral nerves and nerve roots, alone or in combination with involvement of the brain, brain stem or spinal cord, has been the subject of numerous reports since the original article by Osler1 in 1892. These isolated, sporadic cases and groups of cases of almost epidemic proportions have been characterized by protean symptoms and findings. Despite numerous efforts at isolation of a definite causative organism, none has been consistently found, and we have had to accept the general impression that a virus is the most likely etiological factor. Mills,2 in 1898, first suggested the term "neuronitis"
RABINER AM, ROSENBERG M, FREEDMAN H. NEURONITIS AND NEURONOPATHY: FURTHER EXPERIENCES WITH TYPHOID VACCINE THERAPY1. Ann Intern Med. 1948;29:432–444. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-3-432
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(3):432-444.
Infectious Disease, Prevention/Screening, Vaccines/Immunization.
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