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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
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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