Acute encephalopathy associated with influenza virus infection in a patient with hyperprolinaemia type II

J Inherit Metab Dis. 2005;28(5):789-90. doi: 10.1007/s10545-005-0048-3.

Abstract

We report a 4-year-old boy with hyperprolinaemia type II presenting acute encephalopathy associated with influenza virus type A infection. This case suggests that hyperprolinaemia may cause acute encephalopathy under certain conditions.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors / complications*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Encephalitis, Viral / complications
  • Encephalitis, Viral / diagnosis*
  • Encephalitis, Viral / etiology
  • Encephalitis, Viral / virology*
  • Humans
  • Influenza, Human / complications*
  • Influenza, Human / virology*
  • Male
  • Orthomyxoviridae / metabolism*
  • Proline / metabolism*

Substances

  • Proline