Fatal Case of Enterovirus 71 Infection and Rituximab Therapy, France, 2012
Somar Kassab, Tahar Saghi, Alexandre Boyer, Marie-Edith Lafon, Didier Gruson, Bruno Lina, Hervé Fleury, and Isabelle Schuffenecker
Author affiliations: Bordeaux University Hospital and Ségalen Bordeaux University, Bordeaux, France (S. Kassab, T. Saghi, A. Boyer, M.-E. Lafon, D. Gruson, H. Fleury); French National Reference Center for Enteroviruses–Hospices Civils de Lyon, Bron, France (B. Lina, I. Schuffenecker)
Figure. . Magnetic resonance imaging axial flair sequence of brain of 66-year-old woman with fatal encephalitis, Bordeaux, France, 2012. A) No hypersignal at day 6. B) Bilateral posterior hypersignals in the medulla at day 13. C) Bilateral supratentorial hypersignals at day 24 in the cortex, the white matter, and the basal ganglia. Hypersignals are indicated by white arrowheads.
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