Brachial plexitis preceding encephalomyelitis in a patient with West Nile virus infection

Sonja Scholz, Bonnie Kaas, Alexis Simpkins, Jennifer Lyons, Arun Venkatesan, John Probasco

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Abstract

We describe the case of a 54-year-old woman with West Nile virus infection presenting with painful brachial plexitis and radiculitis that preceded the more typically associated symptoms of meningoencephalitis. Physicians should be aware that West Nile virus infection can present with painful brachial plexitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalBMJ case reports
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 5 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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