R. G. Schnell, M.D.; P. J. Dyck, M.D.; E. J. W. Bowie, M.D.; D. W. Klass, M.D.
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From 1950 to 1963 a diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis was made in 1,285 cases at the Mayo Clinic. This is a review of 13 cases with nervous system involvement that had detailed neurologic evaluation and met the hematologic, serologic, and clinical requirements for a diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis. This group included 11 males and 2 females with an age range of 11 to 25 years.
Of 13 cases, 8 had an acute meningo-encephalomyelitis of short duration characterized by headache, fever, stiff neck, delirium, and confusion. Additional manifestations in some included combative and irrational behavior, seizures, papilledema, and signs of cerebellar
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Schnell RG, Dyck PJ, Bowie EJW, Klass DW. Infectious Mononucleosis: Neurologic and EEG Findings.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:913–914. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-5-913_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(5):913-914.
Infectious Disease, Neurology, Seizure Disorders.
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