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Sub-acute herpes simplex virus myelitis in a patient with esophageal cancer on chemo-radiation with 5-fluorouracil: a case report


Abstract No reported cases to date describe herpes simplex virus (HSV) myelitis in association with cancer and chemo-radiation. We report a case of sub-acute HSV myelitis in a 54-year-old man receiving chemo-radiation with 5-flourouracil for esophageal cancer who presented to the emergency department with increasing numbness in both lower limbs that gradually…

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