Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 8, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Inflammatory Polyradiculopathy Associated with Influenza B Infection

Arjun R1, Srishti G1* and Amit J2*

1Department of Neurology, Leicester General Hospital, UK
2Department of Emergency Medicine, King’s Mill Hospital, UK

*Correspondance to: Srishti Gupta 

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Influenza B is a common respiratory infection that typically presents with upper respiratory tract symptoms and systemic symptoms. Neurological complications due to influenza B infection are rare. This case report describes a 54-year-old male who presented neurological complication post viral illness. He was screened for infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, paraneoplastic and metabolic causes all of which came back negative apart from Influenza B infection and chronic Hepatitis C infection. The radiological imaging was diagnostic of inflammatory polyradiculopathy involving multiple cranial nerves and the brachial plexus. His neurological symptoms gradually improved following a course of Tamiflu. We hereby present a case of inflammatory polyradiculopathy post Influenza B infection. This case highlights the importance of considering neurological complications in patients with influenza B infection and the need for timely diagnosis and management.


Arjun R, Srishti G, Amit J. Inflammatory Polyradiculopathy Associated with Influenza B Infection. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2023; 8: 2403..

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