Ovarian monstrous neoplasms that cause encephalitis
Symptoms of disease onset include anxiety, insomnia, memory loss, abnormal behavior, agitation, which is often confused with mental illness.
After 1 to 2 weeks, the patient presents with symptoms of encephalitis such as convulsions, lethargy, stiffness…
Many people become aggravated, deep coma and convulsions, do not respond to antiepileptic drugs, the risk of death is high.
With intensive treatment, 75% of patients recover completely, 25% experience severe sequelae or death.
The 22-year-old girl, with headaches and a high fever for a week, then psychotic and then in a coma, was diagnosed with encephalitis associated with a teratogenic tumor in the ovaries.
The Head of Emergency Department, National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, said he had just recovered from a special case.
A female patient , hospitalized with symptoms of headache, high fever, numbness of limbs, mental disorders,, agitation, treatment in the lower-level hospital for many days did not go away.
At the end of April, she was transferred by the lower-level hospital to the Tropical Institute, which at this time was already in a coma.
The doctor prescribes high doses of antiepileptic drugs, intubation, but the person does not respond to the drug, constant convulsions.