Isolated CNS Whipple disease: Acute onset and relapsing-remitting course

Julián Benito-León, Javier Arpa, Elan D. Louis, Inmaculada Herrera, Asia De La Loma

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Abstract

Isolated CNS Whipple disease (WD) carries a poor prognosis, particularly if untreated. We describe 2 patients with isolated CNS WD who presented unusually with an acute onset followed by a relapsing-remitting course. Neither was diagnosed with WD until they had had several relapses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)623-625
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume39
Issue number6-7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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