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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Whipple's Disease With Neurological Manifestations: Case Report.
Author: França, Marcondes C
Castro, Rafael de
Balthazar, Márcio Luiz F
Malveira, George Linard S
Pirani, Clodoaldo
Deus-Silva, Leonardo
Paz, Alexandre R da
Queiroz, Luciano S
Damasceno, Benito P
Abstract: Whipple's disease (WD) is an uncommon multisystem condition caused by the bacillus Tropheryma whipplei. Central nervous system involvement is a classical feature of the disease observed in 20 to 40% of the patients. We report the case of a 62 year old man with WD that developed neurological manifestations during its course, and discuss the most usual signs and symptoms focusing on recent diagnostic criteria and novel treatment regimens.
Subject: Biopsy
Brain Diseases
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-ray Computed
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole Combination
Whipple Disease
Citation: Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria. v. 62, n. 2A, p. 342-6, 2004-Jun.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: /S0004-282X2004000200028
Date Issue: 2004
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