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CARVALHAL, José Paulo. Massive necrosis of the spinal cord after anti-rabic vaccination. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 1968, vol.26, n.1, pp.53-60. ISSN 0004-282X.

Acase of acute necrosis of the spinal cord after antirabic vaccination s reported. The clinical course was characterized by Landry's ascending jaralysis and hyperthermia. The histopathological examination showed exensive necrotic areas, demyelinated zone, haemorragic and lymphocytic nfiltrates in the spinal cord; in the medulla and meninges there were ymphocytic infitrates. Neuroallergy would explain the pathogenic mechalism and the arterial distribution the lesion's topography.

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