Myelitis

Common Name(s)

Myelitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 236 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute cervical cord infarction in anterior spinal artery territory with acute swelling mimicking myelitis.
 

Author(s): Hussam Abou Al-Shaar, Iyad AbouAl-Shaar, Mohammed Z Al-Kawi

Journal: Neurosciences (Riyadh). 2015 Oct;20(4):372-5.

 

Acute infarction of the cervical segment of the spinal cord is extremely uncommon. Patients may present with signs and symptoms mimicking that of acute myelitis. On imaging, both conditions may present as a hyperintense area on T-2 weighted MRI. History of sudden onset is essential ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2015

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[Acute brainstem encephalitis and myelitis in a girl with isolated methylmalonic aciduria due to MUT gene defect].
 

Author(s): Yu-Peng Liu, Yuan Ding, Xi-Yuan Li, Hai-Jun Wang, Jin-Qing Song, Jin-Tang Ye, Tong-Fei Wu, Yan-Ling Yang

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2015 Oct;17(10):1103-6.

 

Methylmalonyl CoA mutase deficiency due to MUT gene defect has been known as the main cause of isolated methylmalonic acidemia in Mainland China. This study reported a patient with isolated methylmalonic aciduria (MUT type) characterized as acute brainstem encephalitis and myelitis. ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2015

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Transverse Myelitis Activation Post-H1N1 Immunization: A Case of Adjuvant Induction?
 

Author(s): Adam Austin, Angela Tincani, Shaye Kivity, María-Teresa Arango, Yehuda Shoenfeld

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2015 Feb;17(2):120-2.

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 17 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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Herpes zoster cervical myelitis in a young adult.
 

Author(s): Cheng-Chia Lee, Jau-Ching Wu, Wen-Cheng Huang, Yang-Hsin Shih, Henrich Cheng

Journal: J Chin Med Assoc. 2010 Nov;73(11):605-10.

 

Varicella zoster virus infection, which causes chickenpox and herpes zoster (HZ), is not uncommon in the general population. Varicella zoster virus can be latent in cranial nerve or dorsal root ganglia, and reactivate several decades later to produce vesicles with post-herpetic neuralgia. ...

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2010

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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A Multicentre randomiSed Controlled TRial of IntraVEnous Immunoglobulin Versus Standard Therapy for Transverse Myelitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myelitis, Transverse; Neuromyelitis Optica

 

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016

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PCORI Transverse Myelitis CAPTURE
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pediatric Transverse Myelitis; Onset of Symptoms Within 6 Months of Symptom Onset

 

Last Updated: 26 May 2015

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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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