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Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Cerebellitis.
J Assoc Physicians India. 2016 02; 64(2):69-70.JA

Abstract

Scrub typhus is known to present with varied presentation including involvement of central nervous system. We present a case who presented with fever and features of isolated cerebellitis. Serum showed IgM antibodies to scrub typhus by ELISA. Patient showed rapid response to doxycycline and dexamethasone.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Medicine.Department of Neurology, I. G. Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.Department of Medicine.Department of Medicine.Department of Medicine.Department of Medicine.Department of Medicine.

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports

Language

eng

PubMed ID

27730787

Citation

Mahajan, Sanjay K., et al. "Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Cerebellitis." The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, vol. 64, no. 2, 2016, pp. 69-70.
Mahajan SK, Sharma S, Kaushik M, et al. Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Cerebellitis. J Assoc Physicians India. 2016;64(2):69-70.
Mahajan, S. K., Sharma, S., Kaushik, M., Raina, R., Thakur, P., Taneja, G. P., & Sharma, J. B. (2016). Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Cerebellitis. The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 64(2), 69-70.
Mahajan SK, et al. Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Cerebellitis. J Assoc Physicians India. 2016;64(2):69-70. PubMed PMID: 27730787.
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