Brainstem encephalitis and the Miller Fisher syndrome

Petty, R. K. H., Duncan, R., Jamal, G. A., Hadley, D. and Kennedy, P. G. E. (1993) Brainstem encephalitis and the Miller Fisher syndrome. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 56(2), pp. 201-203. (doi:10.1136/jnnp.56.2.201)

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Abstract

A case is described of a man with an acute onset areflexic ataxic syndrome with partial ophthalmoparesis and normal limb muscle power. There was evidence of both a peripheral neuropathy and a brainstem encephalitis. The patient made a full recovery and the interrelationship and nosology of brainstem encephalitis and the Miller Fisher syndrome are discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Error, Mr Roderick and Petty, Dr Richard and Kennedy, Professor Peter and Hadley, Professor Donald
Authors: Petty, R. K. H., Duncan, R., Jamal, G. A., Hadley, D., and Kennedy, P. G. E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Publisher:BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN:0022-3050
ISSN (Online):1468-330X

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