Encephalomyelitis

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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 611 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cytomegalovirus-associated encephalomyelitis in an immunocompetent adult: a two-stage attack of direct viral and delayed immune-mediated invasions. case report.
 

Author(s): Kensuke Daida, Yuta Ishiguro, Hiroto Eguchi, Yutaka Machida, Nobutaka Hattori, Hideto Miwa

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It is clinically rare to find cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated encephalomyelitis in immunocompetent adults. Here, we present the case of an adult patient who developed acute transverse myelitis that was followed by immune-mediated disseminated encephalomyelitis.

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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Case report: acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis following viper bite.
 

Author(s): Anyi Xu, Renfei Shan, Daochao Huang, Jiajia Zhou, Anaswasseem Keenoo, Jie Qin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(45):e5310.

 

The most serious complications of the central nervous system that occur after venomous snake bite are intracranial hemorrhage and ischemic stroke.We present a rarely seen central nervous system complication, acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, after a treated Deinagkistrodon's ...

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2016

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Two Cases of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Following Vaccination Against Human Papilloma Virus.
 

Author(s): Kenji Sekiguchi, Naoko Yasui, Hisatomo Kowa, Fumio Kanda, Tatsushi Toda

Journal: Intern. Med.. ;55(21):3181-3184.

 

We herein present two cases of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) following vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV). Case 1 experienced diplopia and developed an unstable gait 14 days after a second vaccination of Cervarix. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2016

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 69 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Efficacy of rintatolimod in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).
 

Author(s): William M Mitchell

Journal: Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2016 Jun;9(6):755-70.

 

Chronic fatigue syndrome/ Myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a poorly understood seriously debilitating disorder in which disabling fatigue is an universal symptom in combination with a variety of variable symptoms. The only drug in advanced clinical development is rintatolimod, ...

Last Updated: 25 May 2016

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Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells modulate the immune response in chronic experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis model.
 

Author(s): Sally M Shalaby, Norhan A Sabbah, Taisir Saber, Reda A Abdel Hamid

Journal: IUBMB Life. 2016 Feb;68(2):106-15.

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune inflammatory neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that disrupts the myelin sheath, leading to dysfunction of the brain and spinal cord. No curative treatment is known for MS. Mesenchymal stem cells, through their immunomodulatory ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2016

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Therapeutic Approach to the Management of Pediatric Demyelinating Disease: Multiple Sclerosis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): J Nicholas Brenton, Brenda L Banwell

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2016 Jan;13(1):84-95.

 

Acquired pediatric demyelinating diseases manifest acutely with optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or with various other acute deficits in focal or polyfocal areas of the central nervous system. Patients may experience a monophasic illness (as ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2016

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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: 9 Feb 2017

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Oral Melatonin Plus Zinc Supplementation in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2016

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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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