A. C. FORTNEY, M.D.
Although it is not unusual to find meningitis, encephalitis, neuritis, and delirium as complications of mumps, myelitis is most uncommon. Woltman and McKaig reported such a case in 1933, and at that time a very close search of the literature revealed only one other case, that of Warrington's reported in 1914. However, a third case was reported by Kuligowski in October 1933. I should like to add another to those reported.
Mr. N. E., white male, aged 39, hardware dealer, first contracted mumps on December 26, 1935. Involvement first appeared in the right parotid, and four days later
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FORTNEY AC. TRANSVERSE MYELITIS FOLLOWING MUMPS(TRANSVERSE MYELITIS FOLLOWING MUMPS*). Ann Intern Med. 1937;11:682–684. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-4-682
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