Background: Chikungunya (CHIK) is an insect-borne acute febrile illness characterised by rash and arthralgia. Neurologic complications though rare has been reported.
Case characteristics: Here we present a case of a 6 years boy who presented with features of meningitis, had no rash, arthralgia but was finally diagnosed as a case of aseptic meningitis caused by CHIKV.
Message: CHIKV should be suspected as an aetiological agent of meningitis in endemic region.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN