Concomitant transverse myelitis and acute motor axonal neuropathy in an adolescent.

@article{Howell2007ConcomitantTM,
  title={Concomitant transverse myelitis and acute motor axonal neuropathy in an adolescent.},
  author={K B Howell and Jithangi Wanigasinghe and Richard Jacob Leventer and Monique M. Ryan},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={378-81}
}
A 14-year-old boy presented with acute paraparesis with sensory and sphincter disturbance. Imaging and neurophysiologic studies were diagnostic for transverse myelitis with acute motor axonal neuropathy. He was treated with both intravenous immunoglobulin and high-dose corticosteroids, and he made a slow and incomplete recovery. Acute motor axonal neuropathy is an unusual variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Concomitant transverse myelitis and acute motor axonal neuropathy were not previously… CONTINUE READING

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