Cytomegalovirus-associated transverse myelitis: A review of nine well-documented cases

Arslan F., YILMAZ M., Paksoy Y., Karagöz E., MERT A.

Infectious Diseases, vol.47, no.1, pp.7-12, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/00365548.2014.964763
  • Journal Name: Infectious Diseases
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.7-12
  • Keywords: Cytomegalovirus, myelitis
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


Cytomegalovirus-associated transverse myelitis is a rare disease. We found 12 cases in the medical literature, 8 of which met our criteria for being well documented. Our aim was to review this clinical entity using information from our own clinical experience as well as published cases.