Dual infection with hepatitis A and E virus presenting with aseptic meningitis: A case report

Department of Medicine, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal-576 104, Karnataka, India.
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (Impact Factor: 0.93). 07/2012; 5(7):587-8. DOI: 10.1016/S1995-7645(12)60104-7
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We report the case of a young male who presented with features of aseptic meningitis and elevated serum liver enzymes, but no symptoms or signs suggestive of an acute hepatitis. Subsequently, he was diagnosed with dual infection with hepatitis A and E viruses, and recovered completely with symptomatic therapy. Isolated aseptic meningitis, unaccompanied by hepatitic features is an unusual presentation of a hepatotrophic viral infection, and is yet to be reported with hepatitis A and E virus co-infection.

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