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Pontocerebellitis—a rare manifestation of mononucleosis
  1. P Ruutu,
  2. M Partinen,
  3. M Iivanainen,
  4. K Aho,
  5. P Jaatinen
  1. Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
  2. The Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
  3. The Central Hospital of Kotka, Kotka, Finland, University of Helsinki, Helsinki


    A patient with pontocerebellitis associated with infectious mononucleosis is described. The clinical picture with transitory limb and truncal ataxia was compatible with previous reports of cerebellitis. CT showed wide pontocerebellar cisterns and a hypodense area in the pons.

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