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Ambulant neuropsykologisk opfølgning af patienter indlagt med aseptisk meningitis

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Jesper Damsgaard1, 2, Kirsten Rose Klostergaard2 & Peter Derek Christian Leutscher2 1) Medicinsk Afdeling, Regionshospitalet Randers 2) Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling Q, Aarhus Universitetshospital Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V03140166
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Ugeskr Læger 2015;177:V03140166
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444-446
Neuropsychological findings in patients with aseptic meningitis
Aseptic meningitis is considered to be a benign illness with mild symptoms, and the prognosis is usually good. However, retrospective studies have demonstrated that these patients may experience cognitive seqeulae. A neuropsychologist was affiliated to the Department of Infectious Diseases, and neuropsychological findings in patients with aseptic meningitis were assessed. In conclusion, at twelve months of follow-up cognitive dysfunction persist among the majority of patients; 75% had mental fatigue and 45% had changed their work status.
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