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Table 5 Prognosis of different neurologic complications caused by EBV

From: Clinical characteristics of Epstein–Barr virus infection in the pediatric nervous system

  Encephalitis/meningitis (64 cases) Acute myelitis (2 cases) EBV-HLH (4 cases) NS-PTLD (1 case) ADEM (3 cases) GBS (15 cases)
Lost to follow-up 7 1 1 0 0 0
Death 4 0 1 0 2 0
No sequelae 44 0 2 1 0 11
Mental retardation 1 0 0 0 0 0
Dyskinesia 1 0 0 0 0 0
Urination disorders 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total development retardation 5 0 0 0 0 0
Secondary epilepsy 2 0 0 0 0 0
Decreased muscle strength 0 1 0 0 0 0
Gait abnormality 0 0 0 0 1 3
Nerve root pain 0 0 0 0 0 1