Practical Neurology, March 18, 2018

Sonja Emily Leonhard, Suzannah Lant, Bart C Jacobs, Annelies Wilder-Smith, Maria Lucia Brito Ferreira, Tom Solomon, Hugh John Willison


Zika virus has been associated with a wide range of neurological complications. Neurologists in areas without current active transmission of the virus may be confronted with Zika-associated neurological disease, as a large number of returning travellers with Zika virus infection have been reported and the virus continues to spread to previously unaffected regions. This review provides an overview of Zika virus-associated neurological disease and aims to support neurologists who may encounter patients returning from endemic areas.

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