A case of acute transverse myelitis due to measles virus
20 February 2009
14 April 2009
28 July 2015 (online)
A case of measles that developed myelitis is reported for the past 20 years, only nine pediatric cases including this case, have been reported in the literature. Moreover, there is no consensus about treatment. In the present case, steroid pulse therapy was, begun four days after the neurological symptoms appeared, and the prognosis was excellent. It is important to start steroid pulse therapy at the early stage in children with acute transverse myelitis after establishing the diagnosis.