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15 yr old new onset seizures r/o west nile virus - treatment now is WHAT...icp ?

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  • Posted By: pamlott
  • November 14, 2006
  • 01:11 PM

complained of headache all weekend developed fever...stayed in bed thought getting better - fever 102 @ 7pm..... 0130 am rushed to er with...seizures and brain swelling - r/o westnile virus - lumbar punture clear ....15000 wbc........some purposeful movement ..has not regained alert or oriented status yet.............the ***l with supportive care....what should we do ???? ...WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO TO PREVENT neurological deficit.... 14 yr old otherwise always healthy kid

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