MRI of Enterovirus 71 myelitis with monoplegia

  title={MRI of Enterovirus 71 myelitis with monoplegia},
  author={W. C. Shen and C. -H. Tsai and H. -H. Chiu and Kin-hung Chow},
We report two boys diagnosed as having herpangina and hand-foot-mouth disease complicated by monoplegia during the outbreak enterovirus infection in Taiwan in 1998. Enterovirus 71 was identified in the stool and throat swab; neither polio nor Coxsackie viruses was identified. MRI showed unilateral lesions in the anterior horns of the spinal cord at T11–12… CONTINUE READING