Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics

Vol.3 No.1(2013), Paper ID 28793, 4 pages

DOI:10.4236/ojcd.2013.31001

 

A case of Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin and methylprednisolone after unsuccessful immunoadsorption plasmapheresis

 

Takeshi Imai, Takahiro Shimizu, Yuta Hagiwara, Toshikazu Hirayama, Yasuhiro Hasegawa

 

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Neurology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Neurology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Neurology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Neurology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Neurology, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan

 

Copyright © 2013 Takeshi Imai, Takahiro Shimizu, Yuta Hagiwara, Toshikazu Hirayama, Yasuhiro Hasegawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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Imai, T. , Shimizu, T. , Hagiwara, Y. , Hirayama, T. and Hasegawa, Y. (2013) A case of Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin and methylprednisolone after unsuccessful immunoadsorption plasmapheresis. Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, 3, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/ojcd.2013.31001.

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