Varicella Zoster Myelopathy

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Varicella Zoster Myelopathy

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Varicella zoster virus (VZV) myelopathy is a rare cause of infectious myelitis and can present in both immunocompetent as well as immunocompromised individuals. In this chapter, we review the two most common presentations of VZV myelopathy, the optimal diagnostic testing and current therapeutic approaches.

Chapter.  786 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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