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inflammation of the spinal cord in children

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Transverse Myelitis : Describes spinal cord inflammation which can cause leg weakness and/or numbness, bladder or bowel problems, and difficulty with gait. Causes include ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: It can even lead to death. It can lead to paralysis, weakness, numbness and tingling, and many other problems. Sometimes full recovery is possible.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Myelitis: Multiple sclerosis can present with a partial transverse myelitis; neuromyelitis optica; viral post infectious or acute transverse myelitis; sarcoido ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
MS myelitis: Two lesions in the spine are very strongly suggestive of ms absence of brain lesion does not rule out ms check with a good neurologist so u can be tre ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Transverse myelitis: With chronic involvement one sees urinary retention and spasticity with sensory deficits below the level of involvement.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies with age: The lower end of the cord ends at the lower margin of the 3rd lumbar vertebrae in a newborn and gradually moves up to the lower border of the 1st lumb ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on disease: Myelitis- inflammation of the spinal cord is treated in several different ways depending on the reason for the inflammation. It could be treated with ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
see below: A spinal nerve (root) is a large nerve bundle that leaves the spine at regular intervals, right and left. Inflammation can occur anywhere in the body ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Problem xitng spine: Nerves branch off in bundles from the spinal cord & exit thru an opening between the vertebrae.This is the nerve root. The opening itself is subject t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
Radiculitis.: Radiculitis refers to inflammation of the nerve root. A more general term for any problem with spinal nerve roots (including compression) is radiculop ... Read More

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