DONALD R. BENNETT; HENRY A. PETERS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The case of infectious mononucleosis presented is of interest in that it occurred in a patient in the older age group, and that the central nervous system involvement manifested as an acute cerebellar syndrome.
A 52-year-old white male office worker was admitted to The University of Wisconsin Hospitals on December 12, 1958, complaining of incoordination, weakness, and slurring of speech. Three weeks previously he had developed a sore throat, fever, malaise, headache, and cough. He was treated with penicillin and the symptoms subsided in several days. Two weeks before admission he noted unsteadiness in walking and difficulty in
BENNETT DR, PETERS HA. Acute Cerebellar Syndrome Secondary to Infectious Mononucleosis in a Fifty-two Year Old Man. Ann Intern Med. 1961;55:147–149. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-1-147
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(1):147-149.
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