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Acute encephalopathy and rhabdomyolysis following rotavirus gastroenteritis

Authors


Dr Koichi Minami, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, 811–1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, 641-8509, Japan. Fax: +81-73-444-9055; email: kminami@wakayama-med.ac.jp

Abstract

Abstract:  Rotavirus is a common cause of severe gastroenteritis in children, and other unusual extraintestinal manifestations have also been attributed to the virus. We report a case of acute encephalopathy and rhabdomyolysis following rotavirus gastroenteritis in a 6-month-old infant.

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