Lesions more than cerebellum in a puerpera of acute cerebellitis: concurrent encephalitis, not a subtype of ADEM
Article first published online: 31 JUL 2013
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Clinical Case Reports
Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 16–19, October 2013
How to Cite
Clinical Case Reports 2013; 1(1): 16–19
- Issue published online: 25 OCT 2013
- Article first published online: 31 JUL 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 21 JUN 2013
- Manuscript Received: 10 MAY 2013
- Acute Cerebellitis;
Key Clinical Message
We report a puerpera who has acute-onset ataxia with fever, headache, convulsions, and altered mental status. She had a good response to antivirus treatment and low-dose steroid. Acute cerebellitis was the tentative diagnosis. But concurrent encephalitis was proposed with multiple lesions beyond cerebellum.