Fatal Subacute Cytomegalovirus Encephalitis Associated With Hypogammaglobulinemia and Thymoma

Cucchiara, Brett L.; Forman, Mark S.; McGarvey, Michael L.; Kasner, Scott E.; King, David
February 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p223
Academic Journal
Reports the case of an aged man with cytomegalovirus encephalitis associated with Good syndrome and discusses the pathologic findings present on autopsy. Recommendation for the possibility of a cytomegalovirus infection to be considered early in the evaluation of patients with Good syndrome if appropriate clinical symptoms are present.


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