Which neurologic diseases are caused by coxsackieviruses?

Updated: Aug 24, 2018
  • Author: Martha L Muller, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Rarely, coxsackieviruses have been implicated in additional neurologic diseases such as sporadic cases of flaccid motor paralysis that closely mimic poliovirus infection. Additionally, cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome have been described with coxsackievirus serotypes A2, A5, and A9.


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