Benjamin Brooks, M.D.; Radmila Klasnja, M.D.; Mirjana Mocic, M.D.; Andjelija Kostic, M.D.
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Neurological complications in the preicteric stage of infectious hepatitis occur rarely. The initial clinical studies that described these unique cases in detail lacked the modern virological armamentarium that would affirm that no other virus was responsible for the clinical picture of meningismus or meningitis. In the 3-year period of 1966 to 1968, inclusively, 2624 patients with heterophile-negative infectious hepatitis were hospitalized in the Infectious Disease Clinics of the Medical Faculty of the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, during the epidemics of hepatitis. Three of these patients presented with signs of meningismus, meningitis, or, in one case, signs of increased intracranial pressure
Brooks B, Klasnja R, Mocic M, Kostic A. Neurological Complications in the Preicteric Stage of Infectious Hepatitis.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:878. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-878_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):878.
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