Myelitis

Common Name(s)

Myelitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 185 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute flaccid paralysis with anterior myelitis - California, June 2012-June 2014.
 

Author(s): Patrick Ayscue, Keith Van Haren, Heather Sheriff, Emmanuelle Waubant, Paul Waldron, Shigeo Yagi, Cynthia Yen, Anna Clayton, Tasha Padilla, Chao Pan, John Reichel, Kathleen Harriman, James Watt, James Sejvar, William Allan Nix, Daniel Feikin, Carol Glaser,

Journal: MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.. 2014 Oct;63(40):903-6.

 

In August 2012, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) was contacted by a San Francisco Bay area clinician who requested poliovirus testing for an unvaccinated man aged 29 years with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) associated with anterior myelitis (i.e., evidence of inflammation ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2014

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Cryptococcal myelitis: a rare manifestation in immunocompetent patients.
 

Author(s): Anand Kumar Rai, Baiakmenlang Synmon, Lakshya J Basumatary, Marami Das, Munindra Goswami, Ashok K Kayal

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(3):321-2.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014

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Transverse myelitis and acute HIV infection: a case report.
 

Author(s): Paulo Andrade, Cristóvão Figueiredo, Cláudia Carvalho, Lurdes Santos, António Sarmento

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Most HIV infected patients will develop some sort of neurologic involvement of the disease throughout their lives, usually in advanced stages. Neurologic symptoms may occur in acute HIV infection but myelopathy in this setting is rare. Up until this date, only two cases of transverse ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2014

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Brainstem encephalitis and myelitis due to Listeria monocytogenes: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Aracelly Castro, Olga Helena Hernández, Carlos Santiago Uribe, Alejandro Guerra, Piedad Urueña

Journal: Biomedica. ;33(3):343-9.

 

Brainstem encephalitis caused by Listeria monocytogenes is an uncommon form of central nervous system listeriosis; however, it is the most common presentation in immunocompetent individuals. Here, we describe an even more rare combination of rhombencephalitis with severe myelitis ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Transverse myelitis--a review of the presentation, diagnosis, and initial management.
 

Author(s): Timothy W West

Journal: Discov Med. 2013 Oct;16(88):167-77.

 

Myelitis is a rare neurological disorder of the spinal cord that is caused by inflammation and can have devastating neurologic effects with up to two-thirds of patients having a moderate to severe degree of residual disability. Symptoms typically develop over hours or days and then ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2013

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A rare Von Hippel-Lindau disease that mimics acute myelitis: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Hong Jiang, Yu-ting Shi, Jun-ling Wang, Bei-sha Tang, Jun-yu Wang, Ze-feng Peng, De-sheng Xiao

Journal: Neurol. Sci.. 2011 Apr;32(2):305-7.

 

Von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL) comprises a series of complicated clinical manifestations. We hereby report one unique case of VHL with a natural history that mimics acute myelitis. MRI and biopsy in this patient showed multiple solid hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2011

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Safety and Efficacy of Sustained Release Dalfampridine in Transverse Myelitis (Re-Launch)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Transverse Myelitis; Neuromyelitis Optica; Idiopathic Transverse Myelitis; Myelitis NOS

 

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2014

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PCORI Transverse Myelitis CAPTURE
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Transverse Myelitis; Onset of Symptoms Within 3 Months of Enrollment

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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A Longitudinal Study of Neuromyelitis Optica and Transverse Myelitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuromyelitis Optica; Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder; Transverse Myelitis; Optic Neuritis

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2013

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