West Nile Virus Myelitis

A. Ohry*, H. Karpin, D. Yoeli, A. Lazari, Y. Lerman

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Study design: A case report. Setting: Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Reuth Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel. Method: Summary of the clinical course during in-patient and out-patient treatment of a patient with West Nile Virus Myelitis. Results and conclusion: A healthy young woman, whose medical history revealed only a benign Duane syndrome and a few months' duration of bipolar disorder, contracted encephalo-myelitis due to a West Nile Virus infection. Although she recovered remarkably after long-term rehabilitation treatments, some weakness and pain remained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)662-663
Number of pages2
JournalSpinal Cord
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2001


  • Encephalo-myelitis
  • Rehabilitation
  • West Nile Virus


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