Journal Article

Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy Progressing to Brain Death in a Pediatric Patient with Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Infection

Alexandra Martin and Erin Parrish Reade

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 50, issue 8, pages e50-e52
Published in print April 2010 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online April 2010 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/651501
Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy Progressing to Brain Death in a Pediatric Patient with Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Infection

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We report a case of encephalopathy progressing to brain death in a pediatric patient with confirmed infection with novel influenza H1N1. Although neurologic dysfunction associated with H1N1 has been described, we believe this to be the first published report of brain death associated with H1N1 infection.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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