Eosinophilic Meningitis and Intracranial Haemorrhage: Can it be Neuro-Gnathostomiasis?

  • Srijana Basnet Department of Paediatrics, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institue of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Laxman Shrestha Department of Paediatrics, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institue of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Daman Raj Poudel Department of Paediatrics, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institue of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: eosinophilic meningitis, intracranial hemorrhage, parasite

Abstract

Peripheral eosinophilia is commonly encountered in our clinical practice. In this case report, we present a child who presented with hemorrhagic stroke and was finally diagnosed of eosinophilic meningitis. In this case report, we also propose probable etiologic agent.

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Author Biographies

Srijana Basnet, Department of Paediatrics, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institue of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Assistant Professor

Laxman Shrestha, Department of Paediatrics, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institue of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Professor

 

Daman Raj Poudel, Department of Paediatrics, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institue of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Assistant Professor

Published
2019-01-11
How to Cite
Basnet, S., Shrestha, L., & Poudel, D. (2019). Eosinophilic Meningitis and Intracranial Haemorrhage: Can it be Neuro-Gnathostomiasis?. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 38(2), 125-127. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v38i2.19211
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Case Reports