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We report 13 patients with neurobrucellosis categorized into five groups: acute meningoencephalitis, papilledema and increased intracranial pressure, meningovascular, CNS demyelinization, and peripheral neuropathy. We treated the patients successfully, without relapse, with two or more antimicrobials: rifampicin, co-trimoxazole, and doxycycline.

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Neurology®
Volume 39Number 4April 1989
Pages: 498
PubMed: 2927673

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Published online: April 1, 1989
Published in print: April 1989

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Basim A. Yaqub, MRCP(UK)
Hassan S. Sharif, MD, FRCR
Jayent G. Phadke, MD, MRCP(UK)
Department of Neurology, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Drs. Al Deeb and Phadke)
Department of Radiology, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Dr. Sharif)
Neurology Unit, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Dr. Yaqub).

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