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Int J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep;14 Suppl 3:e202-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.07.012. Epub 2009 Nov 14.

Cerebral infarct due to meningovascular neurobrucellosis: a case report.

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  • 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ufuk University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.


Brucellosis is a common and multisystemic zoonotic infectious disease. Central nervous system involvement is rarely seen in brucellosis, with an incidence of 0.5-25%. The aim of this report is to underline the importance of brucellosis, which is an endemic infection in our country, during the diagnostic evaluation of stroke.

Copyright © 2009 International Society for Infectious Diseases. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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