neurobrucellosis


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neurobrucellosis

[-bro̅o̅′səlo′sis]
a serious complication of a brucellosis infection that affects the nervous system and may cause meningitis, stroke, cranial nerve lesions, or mycotic aneurysms. The condition usually requires treatment with antibiotics that cross the blood-brain barrier.
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Neurobrucellosis presenting as leukoencephalopathy: the role of cytotoxic T lymphocytes.
Four different clinical manifestations of neurobrucellosis (case reports).
Clinical records: sensorineural hearing loss in neurobrucellosis.
Neurobrucellosis in childhood: six new cases and a review of the literature.
With these clinical and laboratory findings, the patient was diagnosed with neurobrucellosis.
Although uncommon, neurobrucellosis can affect any part of the central or peripheral nervous system, and clinical symptoms are diverse.
Cerebral venous thrombosis: a new manifestation of neurobrucellosis.
Human neurobrucellosis with intracerebral granuloma caused by a marine mammal Brucella spp.
Evaluation of the clinical presentations in neurobrucellosis.
Chronic intracranial hypertension secondary to neurobrucellosis.
Neurobrucellosis is a rare, severe form of systemic infection and has a broad range of clinical syndromes (1-3).
There are no characteristic CSF biochemical or cellular findings of neurobrucellosis (2,3,6).