Legionnaires' disease with profound cerebellar involvement

Arch Neurol. 1980 Jun;37(6):379-80. doi: 10.1001/archneur.1980.00500550081014.


An acute febrile illness with pulmonary infiltration and severe cerebellar deficit developed in a woman. The diagnosis of Legionnaires' disease was confirmed by indirect fluorescent antibody tests. Legionnaires' disease should be considered as a diagnostic possibility in patients with pneumonia and cerebellar dysfunction.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cerebellar Diseases / complications
  • Cerebellar Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Legionnaires' Disease / complications
  • Legionnaires' Disease / diagnosis*
  • Middle Aged