Atopic myelitis with focal amyotrophy: a possible link to Hopkins syndrome.

@article{Kira2008AtopicMW,
  title={Atopic myelitis with focal amyotrophy: a possible link to Hopkins syndrome.},
  author={Jun-ichi Kira and Noriko Isobe and Yuji Kawano and Manabu Osoegawa and Yasumasa Ohyagi and Futoshi Mihara and Hiroyuki Murai},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={269 1-2},
  pages={143-51}
}
Among 22 consecutive patients with myelitis, of unknown etiology, and atopic diathesis (atopic myelitis) who from April 2002 to March 2006 had been studied in our clinic, 5 (23%) showed focal amyotrophy in one or two limbs. These 5 patients were subjected to combined clinical, electrophysiological, neuroimaging and immunological studies. Ages were 18 to 58… CONTINUE READING