Encephalomyelitis

Common Name(s)

Encephalomyelitis

Encephalomyelitis is the general term to describ brain/spinal cord inflammation. This is caused by a number of specific diseases such as: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, encephalomyelitis disseminata, equine encephalomyelitis, myalgic encephalomyelitis, and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 668 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neuromelioidosis Masquerading as Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Alok Shimee Ekka, Mohamed Mohideen, Sajith Kesavan

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2017 12;54(12):1054-1055.

 

Neuromelioidosis is a rare conduction, which is difficult to diagnose and treat.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with GJB1 mutation presenting as acute disseminated encephalomyelitis-like illness: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jin Kyu Kim, Seung-A Han, Sun Jun Kim

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(49):e9176.

 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is typically an autosomal dominant, inherited neuropathy, although there is a rare male X-linked CMT. Such patients show central nervous system (CNS) involvement in addition to peripheral neuropathy. Recently, we encountered a patient who presented ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Febuxostat ameliorates secondary progressive experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by restoring mitochondrial energy production in a GOT2-dependent manner.
 

Author(s): Josephe A Honorat, Yuji Nakatsuji, Mikito Shimizu, Makoto Kinoshita, Hisae Sumi-Akamaru, Tsutomu Sasaki, Kazushiro Takata, Toru Koda, Akiko Namba, Kazuya Yamashita, Eri Sanda, Manabu Sakaguchi, Atsushi Kumanogoh, Takashi Shirakura, Mizuho Tamura, Saburo Sakoda, Hideki Mochizuki, Tatsusada Okuno

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Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction are important determinants of neurodegeneration in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). We previously showed that febuxostat, a xanthine oxidase inhibitor, ameliorated both relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive experimental ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 79 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

What treatments work for anxiety in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)? Systematic review.
 

Author(s): Sarah Victoria Ellen Stoll, Esther Crawley, Victoria Richards, Nishita Lal, Amberly Brigden, Maria E Loades

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Anxiety is more prevalent in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) than in the general population. A systematic review was carried out to identify which treatment methods are most effective for children with CFS and anxiety.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Practical management of chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis in childhood.
 

Author(s): Amberly Brigden, Maria Loades, Anna Abbott, Joanne Bond-Kendall, Esther Crawley

Journal: Arch. Dis. Child.. 2017 10;102(10):981-986.

 

Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis affects at least 1% of secondary school children in the UK and is very disabling. Treatment is effective but few children get a diagnosis or access treatment. This paper summarises what we currently know about diagnosing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Examining clinical similarities between myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and D-lactic acidosis: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Amy Wallis, Michelle Ball, Sandra McKechnie, Henry Butt, Donald P Lewis, Dorothy Bruck

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The pursuit for clarity in diagnostic and treatment pathways for the complex, chronic condition of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) continues. This systematic review raises a novel question to explore possible overlapping aetiology in two distinct conditions. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Management Of Acute Disseminating Encephalomyelitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2017

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Safety and Immunogenicity Study of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis (VEE) Vaccine as Booster Vaccine in Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2018

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Vaccine in Healthy Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Disease

 

Last Updated: 2 May 2018

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