Clinical characteristics of published cases of cerebellar syndrome from heat stroke

Patient Year Age/sex Temperature (°C) Cause of fever Clinical syndrome Initial imaging Recovery Follow up imaging
11970Mehta and Baker5 47M42.2Confinement in  heated cellHypotonia, intention  tremor, ataxia, dysarthriaUnknownNoneCBLR atrophy
21987Yaqubet al 6 50F43.2Exertion in heatNystagmus, dysarthria,  ataxiaCT NLNearly complete 5  monthsCT at 5 months
 CBLR atrophy
31983Lefkowitz et al 7 50F42.5NMSAtaxia, dysmetria, hypotoniaCT NLNoneCT NL
41995Mantoet al 8 39M41.6NMSGait ataxiaCT NLNone 1 yearCT CBLR atrophy
51996Manto9 44F42.1Exertion in heatDysarthriaCT NLComplete 2 weeksCT at 3 months normal
61996Manto and Topka10 39F41.1Heat strokeGait ataxiaMRI NLComplete 7 daysNot done
71996Manto and Topka10 55M40.9PneumoniaGait ataxiaMRI NLComplete 3 daysNot done
81996Manto and Topka10 48F40.7PyelonephritisGait ataxiaMRI NLComplete 5 daysNot done
91996Manto and Topka10 47M40.7PneumoniaGait ataxiaMRI NLComplete 10 daysNot done
101996Manto and Topka10 60M40.8ErysipelasGait ataxiaMRI NLComplete 6 daysNot done
111997Albukreket al 11 45M42Exertion in heatNystagmus, ataxia, dysarthriaCT NLNoneMRI at 10 weeks
 CBLR atrophy
  • NMS=neuroleptic malignant syndrome; CBLR=cerebellar; NL=normal..