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A 15-year-old boy is brought to the emergency ...
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mullerplouis  To add to this it causes Meningoencephalitis. Look out for confusion and brain signs mixed with signs of meningitis. Only a handful of organisms that cause both. +7  
osler_weber_rendu  Am I the only one who thought portal of entry cant be through a nerve and just ignored all the nerves? +42  
luciana  @osler_weber_rendu I thought the same... I knew it was through cribriform plate, but not that was actually through the nerve +13  
paperbackwriter  @osler_weber_rendu yeah same here, otherwise would have been a much simpler question +2  
melchior  In line with the thinking above, SketchyMicro teaches it as if it just passes through the cribriform plate, ignoring the nerves. Wikipedia says that it actually enters the nerves, then passes through the plate. +9  
j44n  this is such an AWFUL disease, I worked in a hospital in south carolina where it happens A LOT and there's nothing at all you can do for them. When your cells go to phagocytose it it has an outer layer it sheds off like how a lizzard will sacrifice its tail when attacked by a predator. +3  

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