Myelitis

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Myelitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 281 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute flaccid myelitis associated with enterovirus D68 infection: A case report.
 

Author(s): I-Ju Chen, Su-Ching Hu, Kun-Long Hung, Chiao-Wei Lo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(36):e11831.

 

We present the first case of enterovirus (EV) D68, lineage B3 infection, associated with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in Taiwan. AFM caused by EV D68 is relatively rare. This report highlights the importance of clinical recognition of the disease and discusses treatments that can ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Possible Combined Central and Peripheral Demyelination Presenting as Optic Neuritis, Cervical Myelitis, and Demyelinating Polyneuropathy with Marked Nerve Hypertrophy.
 

Author(s): Yasutaka Tajima, Mariko Matsumura, Hiroaki Yaguchi, Yasunori Mito

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2018 ;57(6):867-871.

 

A 27-year-old woman with optic neuritis and cervical myelitis developed hypertrophic demyelinating polyneuropathy. It was hypothesized that the diagnosis was combined central and peripheral demyelination. A hypertrophic nerve was observed subcutaneously, and magnetic resonance imaging ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis following dengue virus infection: A rare entity.
 

Author(s): Sunil Malik, Sonal Saran, Archana Dubey, Ajay Punj

Journal: Ann Afr Med. ;17(2):86-89.

 

Association of dengue fever with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis in pediatric age group is a rare entity. We describe a case of 15 year old adolescent male who presented with dengue fever and in whom symptoms of transverse myelitis developed 4 weeks after fever (post-infectious ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Myelitis" returned 22 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute myelitis of children with positive anti-GM1 antibody: Case series and literature review.
 

Author(s): Zhiling Wang, Di Qie, Hui Zhou, Xiao Tang Cai

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10796.

 

To explore the clinical features, treatment, and prognosis of acute myelitis (AM) of children with positive blood anti- ganglioside (GM1) antibodies.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Longitudinal extensive transverse myelitis with an abnormal uFLC ratio in a pediatric patient: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Po-Chang Hsu, Shyi-Jou Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(52):e9389.

 

The serum and urine-free light chain (sFLC/uFLC) ratios of kappa (κ) to lambda (λ) serve as biomarkers for plasma cell disorders, especially multiple myeloma. However, to our best knowledge, the ratios have not been appropriately assessed for acute transverse myelitis (ATM).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis and Optic Neuropathy Associated with Syphilitic Meningomyelitis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Rie Tohge, Yuya Shinoto, Makio Takahashi

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 ;56(15):2067-2072.

 

The incidence of co-infection with Treponema pallidum and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is increasing in developing and developed countries. The neurological complications of both infections occasionally occur simultaneously during a clinical course. We herein report the case ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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European Paediatric AFM Associated With EV-D68 Follow-up Study.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Flaccid Hemiplegia; Flaccid Paraplegia; Flaccid Tetraplegia, Unspecified; Enterovirus D68; Myelitis, Infectious

 

Last Updated: 7 May 2018

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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: 29 Dec 2017

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