Myelitis

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Myelitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 250 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalo-myelitis--pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): Vegard Bruun Wyller, Silje Endresen Reme, Tom Eirik Mollnes

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Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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Spondylotic myelopathy mimicking myelitis: diagnostic clues by magnetic resonance imaging.
 

Author(s): Adriana Rua, Yolanda Blanco, María Sepúlveda, Núria Sola-Valls, Eugenia Martínez-Hernández, Sara Llufriu, Joan Berenguer, Francesc Graus, Albert Saiz

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2015 Dec;61(11):499-502.

 

Spondylotic myelopathy is the commonest cause of nontraumatic myelopathy. Radiological features of spondylotic myelopathy can often overlap with inflammatory myelopathies which may lead to a delayed or incorrect diagnosis and therapy. A distinctive gadolinium enhancement pattern recently ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2016

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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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Ublituximab for Acute Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Relapses
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuromyelitis Optica; Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

 

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2015

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