Zika virus infection of human brain, associated with mother
#Cosmoread: Zika an elderly French man who caught the virus while on holiday, according to a new report in the case of a brain infection that has developed into a temporary coma.
The 81-year-old man was healthy before he went on a cruise to the South Pacific – one of the areas where Zika virus is spreading.
Ten days after he returned home, he was admitted to the intensive care unit in a coma. The man had a fever, and later developed a rash – Zika virus infection symptoms both.
Brain scans revealed that the man is a condition called meningoencephalitis, brain and meninges, or membranes in the brain was swelling. A test of man’s cerebrospinal fluid was positive for Zika virus.
Zika virus infection of the virus in strengthening the link between pregnancy and microcephaly because there are international concerns, a birth defect in which a child’s head is abnormally small.
But doctors also “Zika meningoencephalitis associated with that [be] is,” Should researchers said, Zika virus is referring to.
Man in hospital a day after suddenly woke up from his coma, but he had hallucinations and weakness in his left hand. However, without a specific treatment for their condition improved, and she was released from the hospital after 17 days and fully recovered after 38 days, the researchers said.
Zika virus Guillain-Barre syndrome, can cause paralysis of the nervous system has been linked to a condition.
The study is published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (9 Mar). Hôpitaux de Paris – the Paris Assistance Publique hospital system was conducted by researchers.