Pure cerebellitis due to scrub typhus: A unique case report

Suman S. Karanth, Anurag Gupta, Mukhyaprana Prabhu

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We report the case of a 24-year old Indian man who presented with: high fever; drowsiness; an eschar and gross cerebellar dysfunctionwith horizontal gaze nystagmus; ataxic speech; and truncal ataxia. Scrub typhus was diagnosed by serological tests.This is the first case of a pure cerebellar involvement as the onlymanifestation of scrub typhus in the published literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-42
Number of pages2
JournalTropical Doctor
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 26-07-2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases


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