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Borries'syndrome I

Synonyms

Abscess without abscess syndrome, neurologic-spinal fluid dissociation syndrome.

Related people

Nonsuppurative localized encephalitis with changes in the cerebrospinal fluid.

Description

Nonsuppurative localized encephalitis with changes in the cerebrospinal fluid. It suggests an abscess of the brain and is considered to be of diagnostic aid in differentiating suppurative and nonsuppurative intracranial lesions. The symptoms include headache, mild fever, nausea, vomiting, listlessness, diplopia, blurred vision, and occasionally tinnitus. Benign.

Bibliography

  • T. Borries:
    Otogene Encephalitis.
    Zeitschrift für die gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 1921, 70: 93-101.

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