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Acta Paediatr Scand. 1990 Oct;79(10):987-9.

Meningo-encephalitis associated with HHV-6 related exanthem subitum.

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Department of Pediatrics, Obihiro Kyokai Hospital, Japan.


We report a 10-month-old boy with acute meningo-encephalitis associated with exanthem subitum. It has recently been reported that human herpesvirus-6 is the causative agent of exanthem subitum, and to our knowledge our case is the first report of meningo-encephalitis associated with HHV-6 infection.

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