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dc.contributor.authorFontes, Cristina Asvolinsque Pantaleão
dc.contributor.authorSantos, Alair Augusto S. M. Damas dos
dc.contributor.authorMarchiori, Edson
dc.description.abstractThe recent Zika virus infection (Zika) epidemic in Brazil has been associated with neurological anomalies, including an increase in the number of cases of microcephaly and, more recently, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) [1, 2]. The correlation between Zika and GBS was first reported in 2013 in French Polynesia [3]. Committees and research groups are being created internationally to study this arbovirus. Since May of 2015, authorities have been issuing warnings about Zika transmission in Brazil, describing its epidemic potential as being similar to that of dengue fever and chikungunya [1, 2]. We would like to present the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) neural axis findings in a 51-year-old female patient who developed neurological symptoms compatible with acute demyelinating polyneuropathy, characteristic of GBS [4]. She presented in our emergency department with symptoms suggestive of Zika including difficulty walking, non-purulent conjunctivitis, rash, myalgia, and arthralgia for 12 days.en_US
dc.subjectZika Research Projecten_US
dc.subjectZika Virusen_US
dc.subjectZika Virus Infectionen_US
dc.subjectGuillain-Barre Syndromeen_US
dc.titleMagnetic resonance imaging findings in Guillain-Barre syndrome caused by Zika virus infectionen_US
eihealth.categoryEpidemiology and epidemiological studiesen_US
eihealth.typeResearch protocol informationen_US
eihealth.maincategorySave Lives / Salvar Vidasen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameBrasil. Universidade Federal Fluminenseen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameBrasil. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiroen_US

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