neurobrucellosis


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neurobrucellosis

[‚nu̇r·ō‚brü·sə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
Brucellosis with neurologic involvement, manifested by signs and symptoms of meningitis, encephalitis, radiculitis, or neuritis.
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He was prescribed oral rifampin, doxycycline and ceftriaxone combination therapy for 1 year with the suspicion of neurobrucellosis.
He had a history of using antibiotics with the suspicion of neurobrucellosis just because brucellosis is endemic in our country.
A 3-year-old girl, who was admitted to hospital with convulsion and joint complaints, was evaluated in terms of neurobrucellosis.
Nervous system involvement, known as neurobrucellosis (NB), occurs in about 2-10% of the cases and can develop at any stage of the disease (2,4-6).
Neurobrucellosis is an uncommon, but serious complication of brucellosis.
Vasculopathic changes in the cerebral arterial system with neurobrucellosis.
This finding calls attention to possible increased susceptibility of this species to neurobrucellosis.
The cases in Peru were notable for severe, atypical symptoms; both patients had symptoms of neurobrucellosis.
Neurobrucellosis is an uncommon complication of brucellosis and can present as meningitis, meningoencephalitis, myelitis, radiculoneuritis, peripheral neuropathy, intracranial hypertension and cranial nevre palsy.
and describe the identification of these strains in two patients with neurobrucellosis and intracerebral granulomas.
Neurobrucellosis is rather rare in pediatric patients, comprising 3-10% of all cases reported in the literature (2,3,6).