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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Geith, Stefanie; Walochnik, Julia; Prantl, Franz; Sack, Stefan; Eyer, Florian 
Title:
Lethal outcome of granulomatous acanthamoebic encephalitis in a man who was human immunodeficiency virus-positive: a case report. 
Abstract:
Acanthamoeba species can cause disseminating infections in immunocompromised individuals.Here, we report a case of granulomatous acanthamoebic encephalitis with a lethal outcome in a 54-year-old German man who was human immunodeficiency virus-positive. The diagnosis was based on symptoms of progressive neurological deficits, including sensorimotor paralysis of his right leg and deteriorating alertness. Due to the rapid course and rather late diagnosis of the infection, effective treatment could...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Med Case Reports 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
201 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Klinische Toxikologie