Encephalitis and Thalamic Injury From Neuroinvasive West Nile Virus in Children on Treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Pediatr Neurol. 2018 Mar;80:84-87. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.11.013. Epub 2017 Dec 2.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Encephalitis, Viral* / diagnostic imaging
  • Encephalitis, Viral* / physiopathology
  • Encephalitis, Viral* / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host* / immunology
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / adverse effects*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / drug therapy*
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / immunology
  • Thalamus* / diagnostic imaging
  • Thalamus* / injuries
  • Thalamus* / pathology
  • Thalamus* / physiopathology
  • West Nile Fever* / complications
  • West Nile Fever* / physiopathology
  • West Nile Fever* / therapy
  • West Nile virus / pathogenicity*

Substances

  • Immunosuppressive Agents