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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes.: Yes absolutely. Transverse myelitis isn't by definition fatal - people with this may die of complications depending on their overall function.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Transverse myelitis: Read this: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/transversemyelitis/detail_transversemyelitis.Htm.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Physical Therapy? : Transverse myelitis is a general term describing a spinal cord lesion causing wekness of the 4 extremities (quadroplegia) or the legs (paraplegia )oft ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Transverse myelitis: Prognosis is poor if the following happen, rapid onset, severe pain, incontinence, CSF markers, cervical levels, duration greater than 3 mo, severe we ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience in Neurosurgery
Transverse myelitis: Transverse myelitis is an infection in the spinal cord that can lead to loss of sensation and motor function below the level of the infection. In many ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Transverse myelitis: Read this: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/transversemyelitis/detail_transversemyelitis.Htm.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Transverse myelitis: A full neurologic evaluation. Analysis of the spinal (CSF) fluid, EMG testing, imaging studies also.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Myelitis: read this: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/transverse-myelitis
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Variable: Depends on the cause. Ms-related tm can resolve completely symptomatically (although some neuronal damage persists). Things like devic's disease, spin ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a neurologist: The best thing to do is to see a neurologist experienced in treating transverse myelitis. Transverse myelitis can be due to unknown cause (idiopathic) ... Read More
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