Myelitis

Common Name(s)

Myelitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 256 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Acute myelitis and viral hepatitis: about a case].
 

Author(s): Tarik Boulahri, Ahmed Bourazza

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Hepatitis A virus can manifest with severe and unusual neurological attack. We report the case of a 59-year old man with balance disorder associated with lower limb paresthesias and sphincter disorders. Spinal MRI was in favor of acute myelitis. Etiologic assessment showed viral hepatitis ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2017

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The Successful Treatment of a Cord Blood Transplant Recipient with Varicella Zoster Virus Meningitis, Radiculitis and Myelitis with Foscarnet.
 

Author(s): Ryo Shimizu, Chikako Ohwada, Yuhei Nagao, Emi Togasaki, Chika Kawajiri, Tomoya Muto, Shokichi Tsukamoto, Shio Sakai, Yusuke Takeda, Naoya Mimura, Masahiro Takeuchi, Emiko Sakaida, Tohru Iseki, Chiaki Nakaseko

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 ;56(3):353-356.

 

Infections of the central nervous system (CNS) with varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a rare occurrence after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. We herein report a case of VZV meningitis, radiculitis and myelitis that developed 8 months after cord blood transplantation, ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2017

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Occurrence of Asymptomatic Acute Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder-Typical Brain Lesions during an Attack of Optic Neuritis or Myelitis.
 

Author(s): Su-Hyun Kim, Jae-Won Hyun, AeRan Joung, Sang Hyun Lee, Ho Jin Kim

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We aimed to investigate the frequency of asymptomatic acute brain MRI abnormalities accompanying optic neuritis (ON) or myelitis in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) patients with aquaporin-4 antibodies (AQP4-Ab). We reviewed 324 brain MRI scans that were obtained during ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2016

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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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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: 1 May 2017

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The Longitudinal CONQUER Study of Rare Neuroimmunologic Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2017

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