Encephalomyelitis

Common Name(s)

Encephalomyelitis

Encephalomyelitis is the general term to describ brain/spinal cord inflammation. This is caused by a number of specific diseases such as: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, encephalomyelitis disseminata, equine encephalomyelitis, myalgic encephalomyelitis, and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 681 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neuromelioidosis Masquerading as Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Alok Shimee Ekka, Mohamed Mohideen, Sajith Kesavan

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2017 12;54(12):1054-1055.

 

Neuromelioidosis is a rare conduction, which is difficult to diagnose and treat.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with GJB1 mutation presenting as acute disseminated encephalomyelitis-like illness: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jin Kyu Kim, Seung-A Han, Sun Jun Kim

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(49):e9176.

 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is typically an autosomal dominant, inherited neuropathy, although there is a rare male X-linked CMT. Such patients show central nervous system (CNS) involvement in addition to peripheral neuropathy. Recently, we encountered a patient who presented ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Can physical assessment techniques aid diagnosis in people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis? A diagnostic accuracy study.
 

Author(s): Lucy Hives, Alice Bradley, Jim Richards, Chris Sutton, James Selfe, Bhaskar Basu, Kerry Maguire, Gail Sumner, Tarek Gaber, Annice Mukherjee, Raymond N Perrin

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To assess five physical signs to see whether they can assist in the screening of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and potentially lead to quicker treatment.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Encephalomyelitis" returned 82 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Evidence for an autoimmune disease.
 

Author(s): Franziska Sotzny, Julià Blanco, Enrica Capelli, Jesús Castro-Marrero, Sophie Steiner, Modra Murovska, Carmen Scheibenbogen,

Journal: Autoimmun Rev. 2018 Jun;17(6):601-609.

 

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a frequent and severe chronic disease drastically impairing life quality. The underlying pathomechanism is incompletely understood yet but there is convincing evidence that in at least a subset of patients ME/CFS has an ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Splitting the "Unsplittable": Dissecting Resident and Infiltrating Macrophages in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis.
 

Author(s): Tobias Koeniger, Stefanie Kuerten

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Macrophages predominate the inflammatory landscape within multiple sclerosis (MS) lesions, not only regarding cellularity but also with respect to the diverse functions this cell fraction provides during disease progression and remission. Researchers have been well aware of the fact ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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What treatments work for anxiety in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)? Systematic review.
 

Author(s): Sarah Victoria Ellen Stoll, Esther Crawley, Victoria Richards, Nishita Lal, Amberly Brigden, Maria E Loades

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Anxiety is more prevalent in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) than in the general population. A systematic review was carried out to identify which treatment methods are most effective for children with CFS and anxiety.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Management Of Acute Disseminating Encephalomyelitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2017

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Safety and Immunogenicity Study of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis (VEE) Vaccine as Booster Vaccine in Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2018

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Vaccine in Healthy Adults
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Disease

 

Last Updated: 2 May 2018

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