Fatal Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Encephalopathy in Immunocompetent Man
Published Date:Jun 2013
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 19(6):1005-1007.
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Description:We report an immunocompetent patient who had fatal encephalopathy after mild influenza. He rapidly died after unusual symptoms related to intracerebral thrombosis and hemorrhage. A brain biopsy specimen was positive for influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus RNA, but a lung biopsy specimen and cerebrospinal spinal fluid samples were negative.
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