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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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 605 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Changes in Gut and Plasma Microbiome following Exercise Challenge in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).
 

Author(s): Sanjay K Shukla, Dane Cook, Jacob Meyer, Suzanne D Vernon, Thao Le, Derek Clevidence, Charles E Robertson, Steven J Schrodi, Steven Yale, Daniel N Frank

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease characterized by intense and debilitating fatigue not due to physical activity that has persisted for at least 6 months, post-exertional malaise, unrefreshing sleep, and accompanied by a number of secondary symptoms, ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2015

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Time-Dependent Progression of Demyelination and Axonal Pathology in MP4-Induced Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Johanna Prinz, Aylin Karacivi, Eva R Stormanns, Mascha S Recks, Stefanie Kuerten

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by inflammation, demyelination and axonal pathology. Myelin basic protein/proteolipid protein (MBP-PLP) fusion protein MP4 is capable of inducing chronic experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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The intrathecal, polyspecific antiviral immune response in neurosarcoidosis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and autoimmune encephalitis compared to multiple sclerosis in a tertiary hospital cohort.
 

Author(s): Tilman Hottenrott, Rick Dersch, Benjamin Berger, Sebastian Rauer, Matthias Eckenweiler, Daniela Huzly, Oliver Stich

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A polyspecific, intrathecal humoral immune response against the neurotropic viruses, measles, rubella and varicella zoster virus, called "MRZ reaction" (MRZR), is present in the majority of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Neurosarcoidosis (NS) and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 65 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Symptoms and Biomarkers.
 

Author(s): Leonard A Jason, Marcie L Zinn, Mark A Zinn

Journal: Curr Neuropharmacol. 2015 ;13(5):701-34.

 

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) continues to cause significant morbidity worldwide with an estimated one million cases in the United States. Hurdles to establishing consensus to achieve accurate evaluation of patients with ME continue, fueled by poor agreement about case definitions, ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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Involvement of the janus kinase/signal transducer and activator of transcription signaling pathway in multiple sclerosis and the animal model of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Etty N Benveniste, Yudong Liu, Braden C McFarland, Hongwei Qin

Journal: J. Interferon Cytokine Res.. 2014 Aug;34(8):577-88.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) and its animal model of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) are characterized by focal inflammatory infiltrates into the central nervous system, demyelinating lesions, axonal damage, and abundant production of cytokines that activate immune cells ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2014

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Angiogenesis in multiple sclerosis and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Francesco Girolamo, Cristiana Coppola, Domenico Ribatti, Maria Trojano

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Angiogenesis, the formation of new vessels, is found in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) demyelinating lesions following Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) release and the production of several other angiogenic molecules. The increased energy demand of inflammatory cuffs and damaged ...

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2014

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Reducing Orthostatic Intolerance With Oral Rehydration in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis; Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID); Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS); Neurally Mediated Syncope (NMS)

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Safety and Immunogenicity Study of the Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE) Vaccine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Western Equine Encephalitis

 

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2016

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