myelitis


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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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The 2019 Illinois Walk-Run-N-Roll for the Transverse Myelitis Association will be from 11 a.m.
Helen Finchman was just 21 years old when she became paralysed with a rare condition called transverse myelitis.
Helen Finchman was just 21 years old when she became paralysed from a rare condition called transverse myelitis.
Helen Finchman was just21 years old when she became paralysedfrom a rare condition called transverse myelitis.
ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--NIH - Enterovirus antibodies detected in acute flaccid myelitis patients
Watch for the symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis early and report any suspected cases to your health department, the CDC said in a telebriefing.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was initially defined as a distinct entity in 2014 following reports of the occurrence of acute limb weakness in previously healthy children across the United States during an outbreak of severe respiratory disease caused by enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) (1,2).
As the late summer/early fall season for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) nears, CDC is calling on medical professionals to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report all suspected cases to their health department.
The largest recorded outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) occurred last year, with the illness debilitating 233 people in 41 states across the nation, according to the U.S.
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical and laboratory data have been updated for cases that met the clinical criterion for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the United States during 2018, according to a Vital Signs report published in the July 9 early-release issue of the U.S.
Transverse myelitis (TM) is thought to occur in 1% to 5% of patients with Sjogren's syndrome (2).