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Transverse Myelitis

Definition. By Mayo Clinic staff. Transverse myelitis is inflammation of the spinal cord, which often targets insulating material covering nerve cell fibers (myelin).

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Transverse Myelitis
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Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological syndrome. It is an inflammatory What are the risk factors associated with transverse myelitis?
Immunopathogenesis of acute transverse myelitis
Acute transverse myelitis is a group of disorders characterized by focal injury.
Acute transverse myelitis
patients with acute transverse myelitis (20 men and 11 brainstem auditory Acute transverse myelitis is an intramedullary spinal disorder;. (Yamada et al.
Idiopathic Transverse Myelitis: MR Characteristics

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Power of One: A running battle against myelitis
A visit to the ER at the Montreal General resulted in a shocking diagnosis: she had been stricken by a debilitating condition known as transverse myelitis. "The doctor me, 'you can forget marathon running.
A Case Report of Transverse Myelitis Following Influenza Vaccination
In their recent article, Akkad et al 1 describe a case of transverse myelitis (TM) in a 27-year-old woman 4 days after vaccination with monovalent A (H1N1) live, attenuated influenza vaccine.
Runner's pack laughs it off
The hashers can also function as a support group, as Kotar discovered when she received a diagnosis of transverse myelitis, a serious neurological disorder. "We help each other in our times of need," Kotar explains.
Able despite disabilities
Some doctors said that I was down with polio, while some said I had transverse myelitis. “However, I can do most things that any normal person can do,” said Lum, who is now undergoing training as a pharmacist at a hospital in Sarawak.
A grandpa's love never ends: a tribute to Leonardo Magazzolo
He had been suffering for seven years from transverse myelitis, which left him paralyzed after taking a flu shot. He was married to my beautiful grandmother Joan for 57 years.

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Transverse Myelitis Fact Sheet: National Institute of Neurological
Jul 1, 2011 Symptoms of transverse myelitis include a loss of spinal cord function over several hours to several weeks.
Transverse myelitis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Transverse myelitis -
Transverse myelitis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, complications , treatment of this neurological disorder.
Transverse Myelitis: Symptoms, Causes and Diagnosis
Transverse myelitis (TM) is a neurologic syndrome caused by inflammation of the spinal cord. TM is uncommon but not rare.
Transverse Myelitis Association

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