Influenza B-associated encephalopathy in two adults.

AK Ö., Biteker F., Cag Y., Ocal G., Benzonana N., Ciblak M. A., ...More

Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy, vol.18, no.6, pp.961-4, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Influenza virus is associated with a variety of neurological complications, of which the most commonly encountered are seizures and encephalopathy. Acute encephalitis and postinfectious encephalopathy have been reported infrequently in association with influenza A and B virus infections. We describe two previously healthy adults who presented with encephalopathy with a virologically documented influenza B infection.