West Nile Virus–associated Flaccid Paralysis
James J. Sejvar*
, Amy V. Bode†, Anthony A. Marfin†, Grant L. Campbell†, David Ewing‡, Michael Mazowiecki‡, Pierre V. Pavot§, Joseph Schmitt¶, John Pape#, Brad J. Biggerstaff†, and Lyle R. Petersen†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; ‡Centennial Neurology, Greeley, Colorado, USA; §Longmont Clinic, Longmont, Colorado, USA; ¶McKee Hospital, Loveland, Colorado, USA; #Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Denver, Colorado, USA
Figure 2. . Saggital (A) and axial (B) T2-weighted magnetic resonance images of the cervical spinal cord in a patient with acute asymmetric upper extremity weakness and subjective dyspnea. A shows a diffuse cervical cord signal abnormality, and B shows an abnormal signal in the anterior horn region.
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