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inflammation of the spinal cord

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Lebrun et al., "Idiopathic acute transverse myelitis: application of the recent diagnostic criteria," Neurology, vol.
(22) Acute transverse myelitis (ATM) is an idiopathic inflammatory disorder that affects the spinal cord in adolescents and young adults.
Acute transverse myelitis (ATM) occurs when both halves of the spinal cord are affected, and there is symmetrical weakness, sensory loss and bladder involvement.
Relapsing acute transverse myelitis has been reported during HSV-1 and -2, HBV, HCV or Brucella infections [2].
Acute transverse myelitis as part of the catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient.
Idiopathic acute transverse myelitis. MR imaging findings.
The investigators noted that optic neuritis is a rare complication of varicella, and that it often accompanies other complications such as acute transverse myelitis, encephalomyelitis, ataxia, and retinopathy.
The purpose of this case report is to present the inpatient physiotherapy gait rehabilitation of an 18 year old male patient with a rare condition: idiopathic acute transverse myelitis. As there appeared to be no available literature in relationship to the physiotherapy management of idiopathic acute transverse myelitis, a functional approach with the aim of maximising gait function was adopted.
The UCSF study found that "opticospinal" MS, in which symptoms affect the optic nerve and spinal cord, and attacks of "acute transverse myelitis," in which the spinal cord stops transmitting nerve impulses, resulting in paralysis, were seen more frequently in African-Americans than in others.
My condition was called acute transverse myelitis. Within a couple of years, I gained enough strength in my legs to be able to walk short distances with support, but I use a wheelchair most of the time.
Out of 100 patients, 32 patients had thrombocytopenia, 9 patients had arthralgias /arthritis, 7 patients had AKI, 5 patients had pancreatitis, 4 patients had rash, one patient had acute transverse myelitis and thrombocytosis.
Thus, a diagnosis of meningoencephalitis and acute transverse myelitis was made.
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