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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Nominal dysphasia and euphoria caused by EBV encephalitis
  1. Kursat Bora Carman1,
  2. Ayten Yakut1,
  3. Arzu Ekici1,
  4. Sedat Isikay2
  1. 1Department of Pediatric Neurology, Eskisehir Osmangazi University Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Pediatric, Gazđantep Unđversđty, Gaziantep, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kursat Bora Carman, kbcarman{at}


Encephalitis is an uncommon neurological complication of Ebstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and usually presents with confusion, decreased level of consciousness, fever, epileptic seizure, emotional instability and chorea. We present a patient with EBV encephalitis, characterised by nominal dysphasia, euphoria and personality changes.

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