RONALD B. GEORGE, M.D.; ROBERT E. WESTFALL, M.D.
The periodic disease syndromes have lately become a popular topic, following the description of "benign paroxysmal peritonitis" by Siegal (1) in 1945 and of "periodic disease" by Reimann (2) in 1948. During the past 20 years, there have appeared many reports of various types of periodic illnesses with overlapping manifestations and a confusing list of names (for one of them), which vary from one area to another. It has become apparent that these interesting and varied syndromes probably share a common origin and represent different aspects of a single basic process.
We have recently had the opportunity to study a
GEORGE RB, WESTFALL RE. Periodic Meningitis: An Unusual Manifestation of Periodic Disease. Ann Intern Med. ;62:778–785. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-4-778
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(4):778-785.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use