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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How is ADEM responding to what appears to be an increase in extreme weather events, whatever the cause?
As it happens, Adem had received quite a few of these messages, as this was not the first time this had happened, and he initially wasn't going to reply to her.
Danielle Sherlock, 36, works at the Smithdown Road spa and trained as a beauty and complementary therapist before being taught the "Turkish way" by Adem.
3) Differentiating ADEM from alternative entities is important due to prognostic and treatment differences.
In September, after learning the EPA would pursue the NPL listing, ADEM bristled and fired off a new letter to EPA chief Gina McCarthy.
It is difficult to distinguish ADEM from first presentation of multiple sclerosis (MS).
TEHRAN (FNA)- Goals from Rodrigo Taddei, Adem Ljajic and Gervinho helped AS Roma to a 3-1 victory against Atalanta BC that puts them five points behind leaders Juventus.
Ancak, pek cok arastirici tarafindan cocukluk caginda ozellikle agir baslangicli yaygin beyin lezyonlari olan vakalarda, ilk atakta akut MS ve ADEM ayirimi ve MS'e donusumu ongormenin guc oldugu bildirilmistir (1,2,3,4,5).
Se considera como una enfermedad monofasica, aunque en raras ocasiones puede cursar con recaidas, caso en el cual se le denomina como ADEM multifasico (Tabla 1) (1).
Arda Turan had an effort ruled out for offside in six minutes before Steven Davis was forced to clear Adem Buyuk's effort off the line.
Adem BUYUK's initial effort was goalbound until Steve Davis headed it bacK at the near post and Ersan Adem Gulum's follow-up looKed destined for the far corner when Town midfielder Oliver Norwood glanced it up and off the crossbar.
By Eric Reeves April 3, 2013 - A number of very recent, highly credible, ground-based reports indicate that Khartoum's regular Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Arab militia proxies have attacked the Kiir Adem area of Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State, South Sudan.