Mathews Journal of Case Reports


Previous Issues Volume 8, Issue 8 - 2023

Encephalitis Due to Rubella: A Case Report

Murugan Sankaranantham*

Senior Consultant in Dermatology, STI, HIV and Sexual Medicine, Shifa Hospitals, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

*Corresponding Author: Murugan Sankaranantham, Former Professor and Head, The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Kulasekharam Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu, India, Tel +91 9443257994, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: August 02, 2023

Published Date: August 29, 2023

Citation: Sankaranantham M. (2023). Encephalitis Due to Rubella: A Case Report. Mathews J Case Rep. 8(8):119.

Copyrights: Sankaranantham M. © (2023).


Clinical Rubella is not commonly met with in India especially in this vaccine era. Severe rubella with the involvement of CNS and spontaneous remission in a 14-year-old girl was an unusual presentation in a tertiary care private hospital in Tirunelveli, southern part of India. This is a case report of an encephalitis due to rubella in an adolescent girl, which is reported to alert the physicians to think of this possibility when they are coming across any encephalitis like picture with fever and exanthem rashes and also when come across any exanthem fever. This case report is sent for publication after getting the consent from her care taker and guardian.

Keywords: Rubella, Exanthem, Encephalitis.

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