Sarcoid meningitis with fulminant delirium and markedly abnormal cerebrospinal fluid

James M. Noble, Christopher Todd Anderson, Mill Etienne, Olajide Williams, David J. Adams

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Abstract

Objective: To describe a patient with an acute fulminant delirium and eventual spinal fluid block secondary to sarcoid meningitis. Design: Case report. Setting: Hospital and Neurology Clinic. Patient: A previously healthy, 24-year-old man. Interventions: Antimicrobials, corticosteroids, lumbar puncture, myelography, and lymph node biopsy. Main Outcome Measures: Cerebrospinal fluid, clinical status. Results: The patient improved after treatment with corticosteroids. Conclusion: Sarcoid meningitis may present with delirium and spinal block.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-131
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of neurology
Volume64
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Noble, J. M., Anderson, C. T., Etienne, M., Williams, O., & Adams, D. J. (2007). Sarcoid meningitis with fulminant delirium and markedly abnormal cerebrospinal fluid. Archives of neurology, 64(1), 129-131. https://doi.org/10.1001/archneur.64.1.129