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inflammation of the brain and spinal cord

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Clinical profile of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in children.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, multiphasic disseminated encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis in children.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a disorder with pathophysiology not fully understood however the most accepted etiology is an autoimmune response to myelin basic protein activated by infectious or vaccination agent1-3.
Pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
5 Peripheral Neuropathy 8 20 Cryptococcal Meningitis 4 10 Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis 3 7.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after mixed malaria infection (Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax) with MRI closely simulating multiple sclerosis.
8] Our search revealed one case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following Wuchereria bancrofti infection reported from India.
Restricted acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in the brainstem is a consideration given the patient's history of vaccination, but was not supported given the radiologic and pathologic appearance.
Because of possible acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), pulse steroid treatment was started (30 mg/kg/day methylprednisolone) on the first day at our hospital, but on the second day steroid was switched to intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIg) 0.
Differential diagnosis of rapidly progressive neurological deficit with ring-enhancing lesions include brain abscess, primary brain neoplasm or brain metastasis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and tumefactive multiple sclerosis.
HIV-associated neuro-cognitive disorder EBV: primary CNS lym-phoma JC virus: PML [not equal to] Prions: spongiform ence- phalopathy Spinal Acute viral HIV-1 vacuolar cord myelitis myelopathy ADEM * HTLV-1 myelopathy * Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis [dagger] Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis [not equal to] Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy.
Several different hypotheses have been suggested, including localised cerebral oedema, autoimmune vasculitis, toxic effect of thyrotropin-releasing hormone, and an immunopathological basis similar to relapsing acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
Finally, a population-based case-control study from France investigated cases of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, optic neuritis, and transverse myelitis in children younger than 16 years of age between 1994 and 2003, using 12 controls per case matched for age, sex, and geographic location.
This edition incorporates a new section on neurodevelopmental and learning disorders, and new chapters on neuropsychological interventions, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and childhood multiple sclerosis, tuberous sclerosis complex, perinatal stroke, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
These include epilepsy, anticonvulsant therapy, mild encephalitis, ischaemia and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) as the more common aetiologies causing reversible lesions.
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