Varicella-zoster virus meningitis with hypoglycorrhachia in a young immunocompetent adult without rash: A case report and literature review.
- Nikolaos Spernovasilis,
- Athanasia Milioni,
- Ioannis Gialamas,
- Evangelos Kokorakis,
- Garufallia Fanti
IDCases 2018 13;12:104-106. Epub 2018 Apr 13.
Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece.
Overt aseptic meningitis rarely complicates varicella-zoster virus (VZV) reactivation in young and immunocompetent adults. Many of the cases of VZV meningitis are associated with an exanthem. We describe an otherwise healthy 36-year-old adult who had aseptic meningitis without skin rash, caused by reactivation of varicella-zoster virus. Read More