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What are the symptoms of transverse myelitis? I've had s negative brain MRI and cervical/spinal ct .

What are the symptoms of transverse myelitis? I've had s negative brain MRI and cervical/spinal ct .

Transverse myelitis: With chronic involvement one sees urinary retention and spasticity with sensory deficits below the level of involvement. ...Read more

Myelitis (Definition)

Pathology of spinal cord is called myelopathy. Myelitis refers to inflammation of the spinal cord, such as might be seen with multiple ...Read more


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Traverse myelitis -- what are symptoms and possible causes?

Traverse myelitis -- what are symptoms and possible causes?

See below: Paralysis of the lower extremities (or all 4 extremities if the spinal cord affected in the cervical area) bladder problems and loss of sensation below the level of the lesion the symptoms vary according to the severity of the disease. ...Read more

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What is myelitis ?

What is myelitis ?

Inflammed spinal cor: In medical lingo itis is used for inflammation so myelitis means inflammation of the spinal cord or an area of the spinal cord. ...Read more

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What is acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

What is acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

ADEM: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a rare autoimmune disease affecting the brain & spinal cord, damaging the myelin & destroying the white matter. Symptoms are similar to Multiple sclerosis. It usually follows viral infection or vaccination. Symptoms start with fever, headaches, drowsiness, seizures. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with myelitis diffuse what is it?

I was diagnosed with myelitis diffuse what is it?

Spinal cord disease: The it is at the end of the word usually meands infection or inflammation myelitis is the affection of the spinal cord by such processes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: myelitis?

What is the definition or description of: myelitis?

Spinal cord: Pathology of spinal cord is called myelopathy. Myelitis refers to inflammation of the spinal cord, such as might be seen with multiple sclerosis, or an abscess. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do about acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

Is there anything i can do about acute disseminated encephalo myelitis?

ADEM: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a rare autoimmune disease affecting the brain & spinal cord, damaging the myelin & destroying the white matter. Symptoms are similar to Multiple sclerosis. It usually follows viral infection or vaccination. Symptoms start with fever, headaches, drowsiness, seizures. Tx is Antibiotics, Corticosteroids & Plasma Exchange, in acute phase. ...Read more

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What is polysystic myelitis? What parts of the body are involved. I am desperate to find ouyt.

What is polysystic myelitis? What parts of the body are involved. I am desperate to find ouyt.

Myelitis: "myelitis" is inflammation of the spinal cord, one type being transverse myelitis where several spinal cord segments are involved by viruses/lupus/etc. "polycystic" refers to multiple cysts in a structure. My research revealed no reference to polycystic myelitis. There is transverse myelitis; there are polycystic ovaries & kidneys. Please provide more info. Where did you learn this term? ...Read more

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In what way is transverse myelitis treated?

In what way is transverse myelitis treated?

Transverse myelitis: Read this: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/transversemyelitis/detail_transversemyelitis.Htm.

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