subacute necrotizing myelitis

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sub·a·cute nec·ro·tiz·ing my·e·li·tis

a disorder of the lower spinal cord in men resulting in progressive paraplegia.

sub·a·cute nec·ro·tiz·ing my·e·li·tis

(sŭb'ă-kyūt' nek'rō-tīz-ing mī'ĕ-lī'tis)
A disorder of the lower spinal cord in men resulting in progressive paraplegia.

Foix,

Charles, French neurologist, 1882-1927.
Foix syndrome - paralysis of cranial nerves III through VI resulting in proptosis and eyelid edema; trigeminal neuralgia may also be present.
Foix-Alajouanine myelitis - a disorder of the lower spinal cord in adult males resulting in progressive paraplegia. Synonym(s): subacute necrotizing myelitis
Foix-Alajouanine syndrome - thrombophlebitis of spinal veins resulting in a subacute ascending painful flaccid paralysis from necrotic myelitis.
Foix-Cavany-Marie syndrome - constellation of faciopharyngoglossomasticatory diplegia, usually caused by bilateral large artery infarcts of the opercular cortex.