Locked-in state due to Epstein-Barr virus primary infection in an immunocompetent patient

Befort, Patrice; Corne, Philippe; Milhaud, Didier; Segondy, Michel; Landreau, Liliane; Jonquet, Olivier
October 2006
Intensive Care Medicine;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p1672
Academic Journal
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The article presents a clinical diagnosis of a 59-year-old woman that has been hospitalized due to weakness and dysaesthesia in the extremities. It has been mentioned that the physical examination showed only a symmetric weakness of the legs. The laboratory tests indicated an increase of aminotransferase plasma concentration, no inflammatory syndrome, and a complete blood count normal without atypical leukocytes.


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