Spectrum of clinical manifestations of West Nile virus infection in children

Robert Yim, Klara M. Posfay-Barbe, Dawn Nolt, George Fatula, Ellen R. Wald

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Abstract

Reports of clinical manifestations of West Nile virus (WNV) infections in children have been relatively rare. Four cases of WNV infection in children are described: the first report of prolonged encephalitis and fulminant hepatitis caused by WNV, and 3 other presentations of WNV, including the first report of ocular involvement in a child.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1673-1675
Number of pages3
JournalPediatrics
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004

Keywords

  • Child
  • Encephalitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Meningitis
  • Vitritis
  • West Nile virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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