THEODORE C. BERNSTEIN, M.D.; HAROLD G. WOLFF, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Although involvement of the nervous system in patients with infectious mononucleosis has been described frequently during the past few years, its incidence has not been defined precisely. It is possible that some of the "idiopathic" acute disorders of the nervous system may be associated with infectious mononucleosis.2 It seems pertinent, therefore, to consider the variety and phenomenology of such nervous system manifestations and to report a patient with meningo-encephalitis associated with infectious mononucleosis studied at the Bronx Veterans Hospital.
Cases cited from the literature have been classified as to symptom complex. In order to do this, certain criteria were arbitrarily
BERNSTEIN TC, WOLFF HG. INVOLVEMENT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM IN INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:1120–1138. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-5-1120
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(5):1120-1138.
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