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ALLMedicine™ Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Center

Research & Reviews  325 results

Complex movement disorders in SARS-CoV-2 infection induced acute disseminated encephalo...
Journal of Neuroimmunology; Ghosh R, Dubey S et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Movement disorders are extremely rare in acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and in the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection. We herein report a 34-years-old previously healthy woman who presented with...

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in a patient with Noonan syndrome: A rare autoinfl...
European Journal of Medical Genetics; Delehaye C, Della Corte M et. al.

Jul 10th, 2021 - We describe a 13-years-old girl, previously diagnosed with PTPN11-associated Noonan Syndrome (NS), who presented to the pediatric emergency department for fever and drowsiness, which gradually worsened within 48 h. On admission, brain magnetic res...

Aseptic meningitis and leptomeningeal enhancement associated with anti-MOG antibodies: ...
Journal of Neuroimmunology; Gombolay GY, Gadde JA

Jul 7th, 2021 - Aseptic meningitis can be caused by autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and sarcoidosis. Aseptic meningitis with leptomeningeal enhancement can be the initial presentation of a neuroinflammatory syndrome associated with antibodies to myelin oligode...

Autoimmune glial fibrillary acidic protein astrocytopathy mimicking acute disseminated ...
Medicine Li J, Wang C et. al.

Jun 24th, 2021 - Autoimmune glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) astrocytopathy is an increasingly recognized type of steroid-responsive autoimmune disease of the nervous system. Defined in 2016, it is associated with the presence of anti-GFAP immunoglobulinG in...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Biobank For MS And Other Demyelinating Diseases

Jul 2nd, 2019 - To establish a large, longitudinal collection of high quality samples and data from subjects with MS, selected other demyelinating diseases (Transverse Myelitis (TM), Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) or Devic's, Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADE...

Plasma Exchanges in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Relapses

Jan 16th, 2018 - Multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses are usually treated by steroids but some patients did not respond well to this treatment. In more than 40 % of MS patients experiencing relapses, residual disability accumulates in spite of steroid treatment and di...

Management Of Acute Disseminating Encephalomyelitis

Sep 15th, 2017 - Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis can occur at any age, but usually affects children and young adults. The mean age of clinical presentation in pediatric cohorts ranges from 5 to 8 years. The annual incidence of Acute disseminated encephalomyel...

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News  17 results

Etiology Still Unclear in Many Cases of Childhood Encephalitis

May 5th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Viral, bacterial and autoimmune etiologies account for most cases of encephalitis in children, but more than four in 10 have no recognized cause, according to a new review of medical records. "With 42% of our cases stil...

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: Something to remember
Francine Pearce, MD

Jan 15th, 2019 - A case report: A 15-year-old female initially was seen for back pain. She was referred to orthopedics for evaluation, but when she returned for follow-up, the mother reported that she had experienced a seizure that was unrelated to an illness or f.

Can the 2017 McDonald Criteria Diagnose MS in Children?

Nov 1st, 2018 - BERLIN—Applying the 2017 McDonald criteria to children is feasible and allows an earlier diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to data described at ECTRIMS 2018. The presence of oligoclonal bands and negativity of myelin oligodendrocyte.

Oligoclonal bands, initial seizures increase risk of post-ADEM epilepsy in children
Michele G. Sullivan

Oct 12th, 2018 - BERLIN – Children with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis have a significantly increased risk of subsequent epilepsy when it occurs with oligoclonal bands in cerebrospinal fluid and seizures at presentation, Thomas Rossor, MD, reported at the an.

Seizures and Flaccid Quadriparesis in a 16-Year-Old Boy

Jul 16th, 2018 - Discussion Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the nervous system.[1] It is typically a monophasic disease that occurs in prepubescent children; more than 80% of cases are reported in children <1...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →