Viewing the Unseen: Scrub Encephalopathy as an Important Differential Diagnosis of AES

  • Sidharth Sekhar Mishra PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Reshmi Mishra KIMS Bhubaneshwar
  • - Nitika PGIMER, Chandigarh India
  • Mukesh Jain KIMS Bhubaneshwar
  • Bandya Sahoo KIMS Bhubaneshwar
Keywords: Scrub typhus, Japanese encephalitis, Acute encephalitic syndrome, Scrub encephalopathy

Abstract

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is the important cause of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). However, in large proportion of AES cases, the specific cause cannot not be established. For this, scrub typhus is one such emerging cause. In line with this, first such case report on AES in Odisha due to scrub encephalopathy in paediatric age group is presented.

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2016;36(3):307-309

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Author Biographies

Sidharth Sekhar Mishra, PGIMER, Chandigarh
Senior Resident
Reshmi Mishra, KIMS Bhubaneshwar
Associate Professor
- Nitika, PGIMER, Chandigarh India
Senior Resident
Mukesh Jain, KIMS Bhubaneshwar
Senior Resident
Bandya Sahoo, KIMS Bhubaneshwar
Associate Professor
Published
2017-04-16
How to Cite
Mishra, S., Mishra, R., Nitika, -, Jain, M., & Sahoo, B. (2017). Viewing the Unseen: Scrub Encephalopathy as an Important Differential Diagnosis of AES. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 36(3), 307-309. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v36i3.14631
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Case Reports