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Letters to the Editor
March 2000

Association of Varicella-Zoster Virus With Cervical Artery Dissection in 2 Cases

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Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2000

Arch Neurol. 2000;57(3):427. doi:

I read with interest the article by Grau et al1 on the association of cervical artery dissection (CAD) with preceding infection.This observation of 2 cases suggests that another specific infectious agent, the varicella-zoster virus, the causative agent of herpes zoster and chickenpox, may rarely be associated with CAD and may be added to their list of potential causitive microbes.

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