Course of West Nile Infection Charted
...an one week after the needle mishap and included, at first, backache and stiffness in the neck. This was soon followed by a mild fever and symptoms of meningoencephalitis
(inflammation of the brain and surrounding membrane) such as severe headache, sensitivity to light and joint pain.
The symptoms subsided in about t...
...esis is an impairment of mental function caused by damage to the brain from untreated syphilis. Parenchymatous neurosyphilis in which chronic meningoencephalitis
causes gradual loss of cortical function, resulting in progressive dementia and generalized ... ...