TITLE

Transverse myelopathy and radiculomyelopathy associated with pulmonary atypical Mycobacterium infections

AUTHOR(S)
White, V. L. C.; Al-Shahi, R; Gamble, E.; Brown, P.; Davison, A. G.
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Thorax;Feb2001, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Myelopathy is a well recognised but rare association with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, but has not been described with atypical mycobacteria. We report two cases of disabling myelopathy in association with pulmonary infection by Myco- bacterium kansasii and Mycobacterium malmoense; the myelopathy is presumed to be a para-infectious phenomenon.
ACCESSION #
12915381

 

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