CMV polyradiculomyelopathy

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CMV polyradiculomyelopathy (PRAM) is one of the five distinct neurological syndromes caused by CMV in HIV/AIDS. It causes subacute ascending lower extremity weakness with paresthesias and radicular pain, hyporeflexia or areflexia, and urinary retention has been reported and has been termed polyradiculomyelitis, polyradiculopathy or polyradiculomyelopathy. SOURCE: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_7388/is_4_25/ai_n32045869/