An Unusual Case of Myelitis with MyositisCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Neera Choudhary,
Department of Neurology, Academic Block, Room No. -503, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi-110002, India.
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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.
Chikungunya, Myopathy, Spinal cord
Neera Choudhary, Prashant Makhija, Vinod Puri, Geeta Anjum Khwaja, Ashish Duggal. AN UNUSUAL CASE OF MYELITIS WITH MYOSITIS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Jan 18 ]; 10:OD19-OD20. Available from
Date of Submission: Jan 19, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Apr 25, 2015
Date of Acceptance: Jun 26, 2015
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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