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Table 2 Summary of the clinical properties of the 8 patients with major CNS involvement caused by acute NE

From: Young male patients are at elevated risk of developing serious central nervous system complications during acute Puumala hantavirus infection

Patient gender age year clinical symptoms MRI finding hormonal status EEG
1 male 17 2009 confusion, seizures cortical oedema normal excessive sleepiness
2 male 47 2006 confusion, somnolence normal normal na
3 male 33 2006 transient vision loss,
vomiting
pituitary hemorrhage panhypopuitarism,
recovered
normal
4 male 49 2007 confusion, somnolence, transient vision loss pituitary hemorrhage panhypopuitarism,
hormonal replacement
normal
5 female 47 2005 confusion, somnolence pituitary hemorrhage panhypopuitarism,
hormonal replacement
mildly increased delta activity
6 male 58 1999 transient vision loss,
sudden death
na pituitary hemorrhage in autopsy na
7 male 38 1991 confusion, somnolence pituitary hemorrhage panhypopuitarism,
hormonal replacement
mild disturbance
8 male 19 2000 confusion, seizures pituitary hemorrhage panhypopuitarism,
recovered
diffuse delta activity and temporal periodic postictal slowing
  1. Gender, age, year of their acute NE, brief description of their illness, brain MRI, hormonal status, and EEG is given.