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Once the virus is in the nervous system, patients develop fever, anxiety, muscle aches, and nonspecific symptoms. In the former, patients develop a Guillain Barre—like picture, with fever, sensory and motor symptoms, facial involvement, and sphincter dysfunction.
More common is the encephalitic form in which patients develop inspiratory spasms, precipitated by any Encephalitis and Its Mimics in Critical Care 161 contact with the face, including trying to drink hydrophobia. Hallucinations and fluctuating consciousness proceed to coma, paralysis, and death within a week.
Immunofluorescence can often detect virus in nerve twigs surrounding hair follicles in skin biopsied from the nape of the neck.
Despite numerous attempts at treatment, only one or two individuals have survived 24.
Confusional states in septic patients—even with sources as localized as urinary tract infections or pneumonia—are so commonplace that clinicians rarely question the underlying pathophysiology. In both, the disorder caused by these intracellular organisms probably is less an encephalitis than an infectious vasculitis.
Whether ehrlichia infections have significant neurologic involvement remains unclear—although headaches and alterations of consciousness are described frequently, only a few case reports have described focal brain abnormalities.
Organisms can sometimes be identified in buffy coat isolates, using special stains. This infection can often be suspected clinically by its multisystem involvement—often with prominent early gastrointestinal symptoms diarrhea and abdominal pain, bradycardia, and hepatic and renal involvement.
Diagnosis typically rests on the combination of rapidly worsening changes on chest radiograms, and either serologic or urinary antigen testing. Signs and symptoms are typically nonspecific—except when a septic embolism causes either a stroke or a mycotic aneurysm that ruptures.
Again, findings are typically nonfocal; either on exam or imaging, but cerebral edema can be prominent. Since many of these patients are on chronic immunosuppression, one of the greatest diagnostic challenges can be differentiating between insufficiently controlled lupus or a superimposed opportunistic infection in an immunocom- promised patient.
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