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What is prognosis for transverse myelitis?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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In brief: 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, .

In brief: 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, .
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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