Myelitis

Common Name(s)

Myelitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 263 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of Electroacupuncture Rehabilitation in Transverse Myelitis: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Sriloy Mohanty, Rabin Lal Shrestha

Journal: J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2017 Aug;10(4):286-289.

 

A 32-year-old male diagnosed with transverse myelitis in 2013 came to our clinic in 2015 with complaints of paraplegia, sensory disturbances, pain, exertional dyspnea, poor quality of sleep, emotional instability, and depression. This was a recurrent attack that had been exacerbated ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2017

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis Among Children - Washington, September-November 2016.
 

Author(s): Jesse Bonwitt, Amy Poel, Chas DeBolt, Elysia Gonzales, Adriana Lopez, Janell Routh, Krista Rietberg, Natalie Linton, James Reggin, James Sejvar, Scott Lindquist, Catherine Otten

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In October 2016, Seattle Children's Hospital notified the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and CDC of a cluster of acute onset of limb weakness in children aged ≤14 years. All patients had distinctive spinal lesions largely restricted to gray matter detected by magnetic ...

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2017

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Hepatitis B virus induced cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-mediated vasculitis causing subarachnoid hemorrhage, acute transverse myelitis, and nephropathy: a case report.
 

Author(s): Utsav Joshi, Roshan Subedi, Bikram Prasad Gajurel

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Transverse myelitis, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and nephropathy are established but rare complications of hepatitis B virus infection that can potentially be triggered by an antibody-mediated vasculitis as a result of a viral infection. The following is a case report detailing a patient ...

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2017

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute flaccid myelitis: A clinical review of US cases 2012-2015.
 

Author(s): Kevin Messacar, Teri L Schreiner, Keith Van Haren, Michele Yang, Carol A Glaser, Kenneth L Tyler, Samuel R Dominguez

Journal: Ann. Neurol.. 2016 Sep;80(3):326-38.

 

This review highlights clinical features of the increasing cases of acute flaccid paralysis associated with anterior myelitis noted in the United States from 2012 to 2015. Acute flaccid myelitis refers to acute flaccid limb weakness with spinal cord gray matter lesions on imaging ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2016

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[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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Injured Spinal Cord Pressure Evaluation Study - Transverse Myelitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Transverse Myelitis

 

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2017

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Last Updated: 22 Sep 2016

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Central Pain Study for ABX-1431
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder; Transverse Myelitis; Multiple Sclerosis; Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis

 

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2017

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