ADEM


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ADEM

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

An acute encephalopathy which usually follows viral infection (1:1,000 cases of measles), bacterial or parasitic infections, or rarely vaccinations (1:106 measles vaccinations) and which is characterised by autoimmune demyelination involving the entire brain, especially the subcortical and central white matter and cortical gray-white junction and spinal cord or may focally affect a nerve or cord root, and is regarded by some as a multiple sclerosis borderline disease.
Epidemiology Affects 8/106/year, primarily children.
Clinical finding Meningial signs and, if serious, coma and death. Treatment None
Mortality & morbidity 5% mortality; up to 75% recover completely and the rest have only minor residual defects.
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But they stayed together and Adem received his UK passport on July 23, 2010.
Local authorities and security sources said in series of interviews with Sudan Tribune on Sunday that the attack took place in Kiir Adem, an area that falls within the Safe Demilitarised Border Zone (SDBZ) which the two sides agreed to establish under African Union mediation in September last year, but only implemented recently.
For a state-level disaster declaration, ADEM can't pay more than 35 percent of the actual cleanup cost, and cities or counties must make up the rest.
In ADEM patients, CSF protein is moderately elevated (50 to 150 mg/dl) and lymphocytic pleocytosis is generally present.
Le verdict du fameux proces du test de virginite sera prononce le 11 mars prochain, a declare le general Adem Morsi, chef de la magistrature militaire.
Summary: At the age of 15, Adem knows how to make a petrol bomb and can quickly turn a scarf into a balaclava -- that's the equipment he needs for his own warfare in Turkey's 26-year Kurdish conflict.
Before it happened, you were still the same sluggish, despondent apparition you had been in the Old Country, leasing your cab from Adem every other week, making just enough.
Adem Kocan from the Federation of Economic Chambers says these firms do not pay other firms or the state, thus accruing even more debts.
Sulaiman Al Adem, the Chief of Beit Awla Municipality, reported the case to the Palestinian authorities and urged them to take the necessary legal measures against the Israeli move.
The state court sentenced Adem Yilmaz, a Turkish citizen, to 11 years and Atilla Selek, a German citizen of Turkish origin, to five years.
United failed to invest the pounds 80million they banked from the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid this summer and this week walked away from a pounds 10million option to buy Partizan Belgrade teenager Adem Ljajic.