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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 4, 2002, pp. 484-486
Bioline Code: ni02129
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2002, pp. 484-486

 en Acanthameba Meningoencephalitis : A Case Report
A. Hamide, E. Sarkar, N. Kumar, A.K. Das, S.K. Narayan, S.C. Parija


A 45 year old lady presented with history of recent surgery for uterovaginal prolapse and retained vaginal tampons following which she developed chronic meningitis due to acanthameba infection. Patient responded to a regimen containing albendazole. She was left with hydrocephalus as a sequelae.

Acanthameba, Meningoencephalitis, Tampons, Albendazole

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