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

No evidence of XMRV provirus sequences in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and individuals with unspecified encephalopathy.
 

Author(s): Santa Rasa, Zaiga Nora-Krukle, Svetlana Chapenko, Angelika Krumina, Silvija Roga, Modra Murovska

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2014 Jan;37(1):17-24.

 

Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) has been considered a possible trigger of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and could also be linked with unspecified encephalopathy. The aim of this study was to analyse the frequency of XMRV proviral ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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A possible case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after Japanese encephalitis.
 

Author(s): Wei-Liang Chen, Ming-Feng Liao, Han-Lin Chiang, Shinn-Kuang Lin

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2013 Dec;22(4):169-73.

 

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a monophasic demyelination disease of central nervous system (CNS) with presentations of impaired consciousness, neurologic deficits and diffuse white matter lesions on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Predisposing infection can be identified ...

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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Comparing specialist medical care with specialist medical care plus the Lightning Process for chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (SMILE Trial).
 

Author(s): Esther Crawley, Nicola Mills, Will Hollingworth, Zuzana Deans, Jonathan A Sterne, Jenny L Donovan, Lucy Beasant, Alan Montgomery

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Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a relatively common and potentially serious condition with a limited evidence base for treatment. Specialist treatment for paediatric CFS/ME uses interventions recommended by National Institute for Health and Clinical ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2014

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 53 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Altered immune response to exercise in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic literature review.
 

Author(s): Jo Nijs, Andrea Nees, Lorna Paul, Margot De Kooning, Kelly Ickmans, Mira Meeus, Jessica Van Oosterwijck

Journal: Exerc Immunol Rev. 2014 ;20():94-116.

 

An increasing number of studies have examined how the immune system of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis, responds to exercise. The objective of the present study was to systematically review the scientific literature addressing exercise-induced ...

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2014

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The experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) model of MS: utility for understanding disease pathophysiology and treatment.
 

Author(s): Andrew P Robinson, Christopher T Harp, Avertano Noronha, Stephen D Miller

Journal: Handb Clin Neurol. 2014 ;122():173-89.

 

While no single model can exactly recapitulate all aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS), animal models are essential in understanding the induction and pathogenesis of the disease and to develop therapeutic strategies that limit disease progression and eventually lead to effective treatments ...

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2014

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and encephalomyelitis disseminata/multiple sclerosis show remarkable levels of similarity in phenomenology and neuroimmune characteristics.
 

Author(s): Gerwyn Morris, Michael Maes

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'Encephalomyelitis disseminata' (multiple sclerosis) and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are both classified as diseases of the central nervous system by the World Health Organization. This review aims to compare the phenomenological and neuroimmune characteristics ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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B-cell Depletion Using the Monoclonal Anti-CD20 Antibody Rituximab in Very Severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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The Synergy Trial: Methylphenidate Plus a CFS-Specific Nutrient Formula as a Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS); Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

 

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2014

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Psychological Wellbeing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2014

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