acute myelitis


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acute myelitis

Myelitis that develops rapidly, that is, in hours or days. Myelitis of rapid onset is more likely to be reversible than chronic or slowly developing inflammation of the spinal cord.
See also: myelitis
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Pulmonary mucormycosis is a rare infection which when severe can invade tissue planes, pleura and vessels resulting in complications such as acute myelitis with spinal cord and vertebral body infarction.
Another neurological commitment recently related to ZIKV is the acute myelitis (inflammation of white/gray matter of the spinal cord).
The newly proposed criteria have been expanded to include six different core characteristics: optic neuritis; acute myelitis; area postrema syndrome (nausea, vomiting, and hiccups); other brain stem syndromes; symptomatic narcolepsy or acute diencephalic syndrome with MRI findings; and symptomatic cerebral syndrome with MRI findings.

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