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Can you tell me about transverse myelitis?

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 cases the infection resolves and the patient recovers most of the function, in severe cases there can be permanent loss of function below the level of the infection. Read more...

Anyone survive with transverse myelitis?

Yes. Yes absolutely. Transverse myelitis isn't by definition fatal - people with this may die of complications depending on their overall function. Read more...

What can be done for transverse myelitis?

Physical Therapy? . Transverse myelitis is a general term describing a spinal cord lesion causing wekness of the 4 extremities (quadroplegia) or the legs (paraplegia )often associated with sensory loss and bladder disturbances. Physical therapy and rehabilitation, prevention of the development of bedsores and attention to bladder and bowel function should be done. Read more...

What is prognosis for transverse myelitis?

Transverse myelitis. Prognosis is poor if the following happen, rapid onset, severe pain, incontinence, CSF markers, cervical levels, duration greater than 3 mo, severe weakness. !/3 will get better, 1/3 will get worse, 1/3 will be left with some neurologic deficit. A complete assessment is needed with testing, . Read more...

In what way is transverse myelitis treated?

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