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Journal of the Korean Geriatrics Society 2005;9(2):157-160.
Published online June 30, 2005.
A Case of Recurrent Transverse Myelitis in an Eighty Year Old Woman
Kun Jai Lee, Sang Jun Kim
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kangwon Univeristy College of Medicine, Gangwon-Do, Korea.
2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Gyeong-Gi Provincial Yeo-Ju Geriatric Hospital, Gyeong-Gi, Korea. guitarren@medigate.net
80세 환자에서 발생한 반복성 횡단성 척수염 1예
Abstract
An eighty year old woman was admitted at our hospital diagnosed as a cervical transverse myelitis at a previous hospital. She had a sudden weakness of right upper extremity and left lower extremity 2 months after admission. She received magnetic resonance imaging of brain and spinal cord and cerebrospinal fluid examination and was diagnosed as a recurrent transverse myelitis and midbrain infarction. After a steroid treatment, the weakness of extremities was improved.
Key Words: Transverse myelitis, Cerebrospinal fluid, Recurrence
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80세 여자 환자가 이전 병원에서 경추부 횡단성 척수염으로 진단받고 본원에 내원하였다. 본원에 입원 중 우측 상지와 좌측 하지의 위약이 발생하여 뇌척수액 검사와 자기공명영상 촬영 결과 좌측 중뇌 부위 경색과 척수염 재발로 진단받았다. 본 환자는 스테로이드 치료 후 근력이 호전되어 재발성 횡단성 척수염으로 진단받고 퇴원하였다.

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