Ganciclovir-induced ataxia and encephalopathy: Netherlands Journal of Medicine

M. C. Mohlmann, J Stiksma, M. H. H. Kramer

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Abstract

Background: Ganciclovir can be used to treat a primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, however it can cause side effects. Case description: We describe a 60-year-old immunocompromised woman with a primary CMV infection who was treated with ganciclovir. She developed an encephalopathy which resolved after discontinuation of ganciclovir. Conclusion: A reversible encephalopathy as a side effect of ganciclovir.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-450
Number of pages2
JournalNetherlands Journal of Medicine
Volume74
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Ganciclovir-induced ataxia and encephalopathy : Netherlands Journal of Medicine. / Mohlmann, M. C.; Stiksma, J; Kramer, M. H. H.

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