Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Issa Rufina Senga-Tang

World Citi Medical Center, Internal Medicine, Quezon City, Philippines


  • Case Report   
    A 63 Year Old Male with Atypical Presentation of Viral Meningitis
    Author(s): Allen M. Quirit* and Issa Rufina Senga-Tang

    Viral meningitis usually present with headache, fever and signs of meningeal irritation in immunocompetent adult. Nuchal rigidity and profound alteration of consciousness usually present. Viral meningitis may remain a diagnostic enigma without molecular techniques. Rapid molecular assays are the great advancement for the diagnosis of difficult to grow pathogens such as viruses and thus can become a big tool in antimicrobial stewardship. We presented a case of B.E a 63 years old male, worked as engineer came in with chief complaint of fever, intermittent for four days. No other associated symptoms noted such as headache, blurring and body weakness. After 3 days of hospitalization, still with intermittent fever without any associated complaints. On succeeding days of admission, patient developed sudden generalized body weakness and photophobia. All laboratory exam such as CT scan, elect.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9562.21.12.546

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