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Lymphocytic meningitis as the sole manifestation of Q fever.
  1. A. Schattner,
  2. M. Kushnir,
  3. T. Zhornicky,
  4. G. Fenakel
  1. Department of Medicine A, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel.

    Abstract

    A young man who presented with a 3 week history of fever and severe headache accompanied by mild leukocytosis, was found to have lymphocytic meningitis due to Coxiella burnetti. Thus, Q fever can present as lymphocytic (aseptic) meningitis responsive to tetracycline with no evidence of pulmonary involvement.

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