A case of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) meningoencephalitis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Infection And Immunity; Neurology; Rheumatology
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2009.0014
9
49-53
A case of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) meningoencephalitis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

A case of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) meningoencephalitis in a 74-year-old white man with rheumatoid arthritis is reported. The potential predisposing factors for EBV meningoencephalitis, the diagnostic approach and the management highlighted by this case are discussed.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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