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Cervical Transverse Myelitis After Chickenpox in An Immunocompetent Patient

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Author(s): Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad | Zahra Abdi Layali | Esfandiar Shojaei | Saeed Kalantari

Journal: Acta Medica Iranica
ISSN 0044-6025

Volume: Vol. 48;
Issue: No. 6;
Start page: 417;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Myelitis | transverse | chickenpox | immunocompetence

ABSTRACT
"nVaricella-zoster viruses complications involving the CNS are estimated to occur rarely, transverse myelitis after Varicella-zoster virus in most patients is characterized by an abrupt onset of progressive weakness and sensory disturbance in the lower extremities , like other viruses. We describe the case of 17 year-old boy who experienced cervical transverse myelitis after chickenpox with inability to walk and with urinary retention. He was not treated with any medication but complete revovery has been occured.
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