Our goal was to estimate the incidence of LCMV-associated aseptic meningitis and encephalitis diagnosed within a well-defined population.
What does AM stand for?
AM stands for Aseptic Meningitis (illness)
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Neurological involvement is rare, but cerebellar ataxia, aseptic meningitis and encephalitis were reported as isolated cases.
Aseptic meningitis was also significantly more prevalent among male lupus patients.
Aseptic meningitis cases account for tens of thousands of hospitalizations every year.
Another on-going project involves screening ticks for evidence of genetic sequences characteristic of a novel human enterovirus responsible for aseptic meningitis we found several years ago.
If untreated, some patients may develop arthritis, including intermittent episodes of swelling and pain in the large joints; neurologic abnormalities, such as aseptic meningitis, facial palsy, motor and sensory nerve inflammation, and inflammation of the brain; and rarely, cardiac problems.