Co-existence of acute transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with Bartonella henselae infection
Autor(es): Carman Kursat Bora,Yimenicioglu Sevgi,Ekici Arzu,Yakut Ayten,Dinleyici Ener Cagr?
Resumo: Cat scratch disease (CSD) is a benign, self-limiting condition associated with Bartonella henselae. Neurological manifestations are uncommon. Acute transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome have been reported rarely with CSD. This report describes a 12-year-old boy with acute transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with CSD.
Palavras-Chave: Cat scratch disease; Bartonella; Bartonella henselae; Transverse meylitis; Guillain-Barre´ syndrome
Imprenta: Paediatrics and International Child Health, v. 33, n. 3, p. 190-192, 2013
Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1179/2046905512Y.0000000044
Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Cytopathology ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis
Data de publicação: 2013