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Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases
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Neurobrucellosis Presented as Wallenberg Syndrome

Ya-Fen Li, Xin-Gang Sun*, Gai-Qing Wang, Yi-Peng Ma, Li Wang and Wei-min Hu
Department of Neurology, the Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China
Corresponding Author : Xin-Gang Sun
Department of Neurology
the Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University
Taiyuan 030001, Shanxi Province, China
Tel: 030001
E-mail: [email protected]
Received June 17, 2015; Accepted June 18, 2015; Published June 2, 2015
Citation: Ya-Fen L, Xin-Gang S, Gai-Qing W, Yi-Peng M, Li W, et al. (2015) Neurobrucellosis Presented as Wallenberg Syndrome. J Neuroinfect Dis S1:006. doi:10.4172/2314-7326.S1-006
Copyright: © 2015 Ya-Fen L, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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A 54 years old male patient, who had long time contact with flocks and herds, was diagnosed as Wallenberg Syndrome by clinical symptoms and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Figure 1a) at first, but he did not had any stroke risk factors and there was nothing abnormal detected in the intracranial vascular (Figure 1b). inflammationAbout one month later, fever and headache happened, then Chest CT showed in inferior lobe lung and a little effusion in chest (Figure 1c), and brucella blood serum agglutination test was positive (1:200). This case showed that neurobrucellosis may sometimes be presented as stroke at first.

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