Granulomatous encephalitis due to Balamuthia mandrillaris is not limited to immune-compromised patients

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jul;115(7):1102-4. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.08.015. Epub 2012 Aug 22.
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Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Amebiasis / parasitology*
  • Amebiasis / surgery
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Balamuthia mandrillaris*
  • Biopsy
  • Encephalitis / parasitology*
  • Encephalitis / surgery
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Granuloma / parasitology*
  • Granuloma / surgery
  • Humans
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Steroids / therapeutic use
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Steroids