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n, pl -pathies
1. (Medicine) a disease of or damage to the spinal cord
2. (Medicine) a disease of or damage to the bone marrow
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(ˌmaɪ əˈlɒp ə θi)

n., pl. -thies.
any disorder of the spinal cord or of bone marrow.
my`e•lo•path′ic (-ləˈpæθ ɪk) adj.
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n. mielopatía, cualquier condición patológica de la médula espinal o de la médula ósea.
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MediciNova's current strategy is to focus on MN-166 (ibudilast) for neurological disorders such as progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM), substance dependence (e.g., alcohol use disorder, methamphetamine dependence, opioid dependence) and glioblastoma (GBM), and MN-001 (tipelukast) for fibrotic diseases such as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Myelopathy is defined as a disease or damage to spinal cord resulting in neurological deficit or dysfunction.
Curcic said the major goal in initial evaluation of a patient with axial pain is to differentiate the common non-emergent spinal condition from serious disorders such as spinal infections, tumors or myelopathy. "Speaking about the pain, there are two kinds of pain: nociceptive cause with structural disorders which stimulates nerve endings and neuropathic pain due to nerve damage in injury with different variety of medical treatment." Although people might notice the symptoms of spinal disc illnesses, the diagnosis remains the doctor's job and through tests and accurate diagnosis the case is decided upon, as Dr.
MediciNova announced its participation at the Kick-off Meeting for the Phase 3 trial, "REgeneration in CErvical DEgenerative Myelopathy", a collaboration with University of Cambridge researchers, as well as at the first UK Academic Spine Symposium, which took place on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK.
Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is etiologically linked with adult T cell leukemia (ATL), (1) tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-1-associated myelopathy (HAM/TSP), (2,3) infective dermatitis (4) and uveitis.
All of the patients with clinical and radiologic evidence of intervertebral disc prolapse who underwent surgery were included while the patients who had radiculopathy or myelopathy due to any other reason than cervical disc prolapse were excluded.
[6,7] The degree of neurologic disorders varies from an episode of widespread paresis to myelopathy and may be ended by complete spinal cord affection.
Williams, E Butler, GC Roman, Treatment of myelopathy in Sjogren's syndrome with a combination of prednisone and cyclophosphamide Arch Neurol 2001; 58(5): 815-9.
By 1971, [approximately equal to] 40 cases had been reported (5), 90% involving encephalitis and a few myelopathy (6).
Rig's retirement comes after his diagnosis earlier this summer with degenerative myelopathy, a disease of the spinal cord marked by the dragging of rear legs.
Keywords: Craniocervical junction anomalies, os odontoideum, myelopathy