Echovirus Type 4 as a Probable Cause of Meningitis Associated with Bilateral Optic Neuritis: A Case Report

Seppënen, Mikko; Tiainen, Marjaana; Mattila, Kimmo; Lappalainen, Maija; Setauml;lä, Kirsi; Ihanamäki, Tapio
March 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p49
Academic Journal
A 30-year-old man developed bilateral optic neuritis 1 week after acute viral meningitis caused by echovirus type 4. He received a high-dose steroid treatment combined with intravenous γ-globulin. His visual recovery was good, and there was no sign of a primary demyelinating disease.


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