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Varicella Zoster Myelopathy

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199732920.003.0010

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.

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Subjects: Neurology

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