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

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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Anemoside A3 ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by modulating T helper 17 cell response.
 

Author(s): Fanny C F Ip, Yu Pong Ng, Terry C T Or, Peiran Sun, Guangmiao Fu, Jessica Y H Li, Wen-Cai Ye, Tom H Cheung, Nancy Y Ip

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Anemoside A3 (AA3) is a natural triterpenoid glycoside isolated from the root of Pulsatilla chinensis (Bunge) Regel. We previously showed that AA3 exhibits cognitive-enhancing and neuroprotective properties. In the present study, we demonstrated that AA3 modulates inflammatory responses ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 72 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Children's experiences of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies.
 

Author(s): Roxanne M Parslow, Sarah Harris, Jessica Broughton, Adla Alattas, Esther Crawley, Kirstie Haywood, Alison Shaw

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To synthesis the qualitative studies of children's experiences of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatment for paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and comorbid depression: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Maria E Loades, Elizabeth A Sheils, Esther Crawley

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At least 30% of young people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) also have symptoms of depression. This systematic review aimed to establish which treatment approaches for depression are effective and whether comorbid depression mediates outcome.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Alphavirus Encephalomyelitis: Mechanisms and Approaches to Prevention of Neuronal Damage.
 

Author(s): Diane E Griffin

Journal: Neurotherapeutics. 2016 07;13(3):455-60.

 

Mosquito-borne viruses are important causes of death and long-term neurologic disability due to encephalomyelitis. Studies of mice infected with the alphavirus Sindbis virus have shown that outcome is dependent on the age and genetic background of the mouse and virulence of the infecting ...

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 of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Vaccine in Healthy Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2018

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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: 12 Jan 2018

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