Rotavirus is recognized as a significant cause of severe gastroenteritis in children under age 5 years, and is estimated to result in two million hospitalizations and 527,000 deaths per year worldwide. Rotavirus is increasingly recognized as a routine cause of systemic infection. We present a 4-year old girl with encephalitis and features of cerebellar inflammation on magentic resonance imaging, in whom rotavirus RNA was detected in blood and cerebrospinal fluid.
|Pages (from-to)||48 - 50|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|