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Postpartum Complicated by Transverse Myelitis

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.079
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643–5

Transverse myelitis is a very rare neurological condition associated with immunologic and infectious
conditions causing interruption of the neuroanatomical pathways in a transverse plane in the spinal
cord. Herein is described the fatal case of a patient that developed transverse myelitis after a
Caesarean delivery, probably related to the epidural analgesia.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013
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