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  • suprita kalra
    4yr old female child presented with refusal to walk with pain both lower limbs 20 days following chicken pox,on examination had grd 4 power in lower limbs with
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 14, 2012
    4yr old female child presented with refusal to walk with pain both
    lower limbs 20 days following chicken pox,on examination had grd 4
    power in lower limbs with complete areflexia,csf examination showed no
    cells but no raised proteins either,on strong clinical suspicion
    started on IVIg,no further neurological deterioration,plan to do NCV
    AFTER CHILD STABILIZES,stool for AFP sent.
    GBS following chicken pox is rare & only few reports
    found till date,have found an interesting article on neurological
    complications of chicken pox,hve added that for interst
  • vivek kumar
    interesting suprita i have seen one in a middle aged female while i was doing medical specialist she had recurrence of symptoms after full treatment Sqn Ldr
    Message 2 of 4 , Jun 17, 2012
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      interesting suprita i have seen one in a middle aged female while i was doing medical specialist she had recurrence of symptoms after full treatment
      Sqn Ldr Vivek kumar
      Kanpur

      On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 10:48 PM, suprita kalra <kalrasuprita@...> wrote:
       
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      4yr old female child presented with refusal to walk with pain both
      lower limbs 20 days following chicken pox,on examination had grd 4
      power in lower limbs with complete areflexia,csf examination showed no
      cells but no raised proteins either,on strong clinical suspicion
      started on IVIg,no further neurological deterioration,plan to do NCV
      AFTER CHILD STABILIZES,stool for AFP sent.
      GBS following chicken pox is rare & only few reports
      found till date,have found an interesting article on neurological
      complications of chicken pox,hve added that for interst


    • ramakrishna
      dear Suprita, could be acute cerebellar ataxia which usually presents towards the end of the disease. regards, Sanjeev
      Message 3 of 4 , Jun 17, 2012
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        dear Suprita,
        could be acute cerebellar ataxia which usually presents towards the end of the disease.
        regards,
        Sanjeev

        --- In defencepeds@yahoogroups.com, suprita kalra <kalrasuprita@...> wrote:
        >
        > 4yr old female child presented with refusal to walk with pain both
        > lower limbs 20 days following chicken pox,on examination had grd 4
        > power in lower limbs with complete areflexia,csf examination showed no
        > cells but no raised proteins either,on strong clinical suspicion
        > started on IVIg,no further neurological deterioration,plan to do NCV
        > AFTER CHILD STABILIZES,stool for AFP sent.
        > GBS following chicken pox is rare & only few reports
        > found till date,have found an interesting article on neurological
        > complications of chicken pox,hve added that for interst
        >
      • suprita kalra
        follow up of the child: NCV found to bereduced,areflexia improving/resolving with knee jerk just persent now,otherwise child walking well,no cerebellar signs
        Message 4 of 4 , Jun 25, 2012
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          follow up of the child: NCV found to bereduced,areflexia
          improving/resolving with knee jerk just persent now,otherwise child
          walking well,no cerebellar signs seen at any stage of illness
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