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Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Feb;21(2):173-5.

Influenza B infection associated with encephalitis: treatment with oseltamivir.

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Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland's Hospital for Children, Baltimore, MD, USA.


Encephalitis associated with acute influenza infection is unusual in nonepidemic years. A case of a 10-year-old child with influenza B encephalitis and profound weakness who was treated with oseltamivir is presented. This case illustrates several of the unusual findings associated with influenza infections and the result of treatment of influenza B encephalitis with oseltamivir.

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