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Acute Transverse Myelitis and Paralysis in a Kidney–Pancreas Recipient
Transplant International
  • R. Brian Stevens, Wright State University
  • Govardhana R. Yannam
  • Jill Y. Skorupa
  • Theodore H. Rigley
  • David M. Penn
  • Lucile E. Wrenshall, Wright State University - Main Campus
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2009
Abstract
Acute transverse myelitis (ATM), a group of neurologic disorders with an incidence of one to four cases per million people per year, is characterized by focal inflammation of the spinal cord resulting in sensory, motor, and autonomic dysfunction. ATM may be caused by infection, spinal cord infarction, pre-existing inflammatory disease (e.g., SLE) or de novo autoimmunity (idiopathic).
DOI
10.1111/j.1432-2277.2009.00867.x
Citation Information
R. Brian Stevens, Govardhana R. Yannam, Jill Y. Skorupa, Theodore H. Rigley, et al.. "Acute Transverse Myelitis and Paralysis in a Kidney–Pancreas Recipient" Transplant International Vol. 22 Iss. 7 (2009) p. 766 - 768 ISSN: 09340874
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