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Acta Neurológica Colombiana

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POLO, Luis M et al. Infrequent cause of encephalitis by Staphylococcus aureus. Acta Neurol Colomb. [online]. 2015, vol.31, n.2, pp.195-201. ISSN 0120-8748.

A case of encephalitis Staphylococcus aureusmethicillin sensitive is presented. This is a female patient of 20 years old, who was treated at ColombianFoundation Center for Epilepsy and Neurological Diseases, in Cartagena. Her symptoms were headaches, progressive deterioration of cognitive status, and sudden neurological deficit with limitation on the issuance of language. CSF culture findings reveal growth of S. aureusmethicillin sensitive. The evolution of this patient was satisfactory. A review of the case is made, analysis infrequency of encephalitis is carried by Staphylococcus aureus methicillin sensitive in primary, focus of infection established.

Palavras-chave : Staphylococcus aureus methicillin sensitive encephalitis.

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