Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD19 - OD20

An Unusual Case of Myelitis with Myositis OD19-OD20

Neera Choudhary, Prashant Makhija, Vinod Puri, Geeta Anjum Khwaja, Ashish Duggal

Correspondence
Dr. Neera Choudhary,
Department of Neurology, Academic Block, Room No. -503, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi-110002, India.
E-mail : ashishduggal2005@rediffmail.com

The Chikungunya virus belonging to genus alphavirus and family togaviridae causes an arthropod-borne self-limiting febrile illness in humans. Neurological complications are rare with myelitis being even a rarer presentation. We report here a patient with Chikungunya fever who developed acute transverse myelitis with myositis during the convalescent period.