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

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following inactivated influenza vaccination in the Brazilian Amazon: a case report.
 

Author(s): Solange Dourado de Andrade, Maria Graciede Filha Santarém Andrade, Pablo José Santos, Maria de Lourdes Galvão, Mariana Martins de Barros, Rajendranath Ramasawmy, Izabella Picinin Safe, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Meritxell Sabidó, Maria das Graças Costa Alecrim

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;48(4):498-500.

 

Here, we describe a case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) that occurred during a plausible risk interval following inactivated influenza vaccination in a previously healthy 27-year-old man from Manaus, Brazil. He was treated with intravenous methylprednisolone and immunoglobulin. ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Reduction of inflammation and preservation of neurological function by anti-CD52 therapy in murine experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Michael J Turner, Petti T Pang, Nathalie Chretien, Evis Havari, Michael J LaMorte, Julian Oliver, Nilesh Pande, Elizabeth Masterjohn, Karen Carter, David Reczek, William Brondyk, Bruce L Roberts, Johanne M Kaplan, William M Siders

Journal: J. Neuroimmunol.. 2015 Aug;285():4-12.

 

Alemtuzumab, a monoclonal antibody directed against human CD52, is used in the treatment of MS. To characterize the impact of anti-CD52 administration, a monoclonal antibody to mouse CD52 (anti-muCD52) was generated and evaluated in EAE mouse models of MS. A single course of anti-muCD52 ...

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2015

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Characterisation of cell functions and receptors in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).
 

Author(s): Sharni Lee Hardcastle, Ekua Weba Brenu, Samantha Johnston, Thao Nguyen, Teilah Huth, Naomi Wong, Sandra Ramos, Donald Staines, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik

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Abnormal immune function is often an underlying component of illness pathophysiology and symptom presentation. Functional and phenotypic immune-related alterations may play a role in the obscure pathomechanism of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). The objective ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2015

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 62 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Western Equine Encephalitis

 

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2015

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Use of a Monitor in ME/CFS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2013

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