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en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis

 (ĕn-sĕf′ə-lō-mī′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.

encephalomyelitis

(ɛnˌsɛfələʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) acute inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
encephalomyelitic adj

en•ceph•a•lo•my•e•li•tis

(ɛnˌsɛf ə loʊˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
[1905–10]
en•ceph`a•lo•my`e•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.encephalomyelitis - inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis

n. encefalomielitis, infl. del encéfalo y de la médula espinal, que puede ser letal.
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Meningoencephalitis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis were primarily considered in our patient because of sleepiness and slurred speech; investigations were performed and these prediagnoses were excluded.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and its place amongst other acute inflammatory demyelinating CNS disorders.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is an inflammatory demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) predominantly affecting the white matter of brain and spinal cord.
LETM: Longitudinal extensive transverse myelitis, VEP: visual evoked potentials, OCB: oligoclonal bands, EMNG: Electromyoneurography, MS: multiple sclerosis, ADEM: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
Key words: ADEM Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis post infectious encephalomyelitis.
Common causes of HIV-associated optic neuropathy Immune mediated Isolated seroconversion optic neuritis Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis Infectious optic neuritis Bacterial: syphilis, tuberculosis Viral: cytomegalovirus, varicella zoster virus, herpes simplex virus Parasitic: toxoplasmosis Fungal: cryptococcal meningitis Raised intracranial pressure Cryptococcal-induced optic neuropathy Infiltrative optic neuropathy Lymphoma Nutritional optic neuropathy Vitamin [B.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in adults Association with infection by hepatitis A virus
Hemiparesis was due to CVA (infarct) in 2 patients & due to complication of CNS tuberculosis in 2 patients, 1 patient of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis & due to ICSOL in 2 patients, Paraparesis (due to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis) in 1, and quadriparesis (peripheral neuropathy) in 3 patients.
TM is a term used to describe inflammation of the spinal cord for a variety of causes such as demyelination (multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, postvaccinial, idiopathic TM), autoimmune diseases (systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, and Sjogren's syndrome), infection (viral, bacterial, parasitic), intoxication (baclofen, penicillin, and lead), and vascular and neoplastic causes (2,5,12,13).
Intravenous gammaglobulin therapy in recurrent acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
There are two reports of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis with vivax malaria.

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