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my·e·li·tis

 (mī′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
1. Inflammation of the spinal column.
2. Osteomyelitis.

myelitis

(ˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow

my•e•li•tis

(ˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
2. inflammation of the bone marrow; osteomyelitis.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myelitis - inflammation of the spinal cord
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

my·e·li·tis

n. mielitis, infl. de la espina dorsal.

myelitis

n mielitis f; transverse — mielitis transversa
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Acute transverse myelitis (ATM) is an enigmatic entity with acute or subacute onset dysfunction of the spinal cord and characterized by variable lower limb and/or upper limb weakness, horizontal level of sensory loss and bladder-bowel disturbances in which secondary etiologies have substantially been excluded.
Thus, a diagnosis of meningoencephalitis and acute transverse myelitis was made.
According to history, a provisional diagnosis of acute transverse myelitis was made, for which she was being treated before coming to the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University.
22) Acute transverse myelitis (ATM) is an idiopathic inflammatory disorder that affects the spinal cord in adolescents and young adults.
Acute transverse myelitis (ATM) occurs when both halves of the spinal cord are affected, and there is symmetrical weakness, sensory loss and bladder involvement.
Relapsing acute transverse myelitis has been reported during HSV-1 and -2, HBV, HCV or Brucella infections [2].
Acute transverse myelitis as part of the catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient.
The investigators noted that optic neuritis is a rare complication of varicella, and that it often accompanies other complications such as acute transverse myelitis, encephalomyelitis, ataxia, and retinopathy.
The purpose of this case report is to present the inpatient physiotherapy gait rehabilitation of an 18 year old male patient with a rare condition: idiopathic acute transverse myelitis.
Acute transverse myelitis, a viral infection that attacked his immune system, left Copeland bed-ridden at Antelope Valley Hospital for five days with an inflamed spinal cord.

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