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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis--a case series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15876599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis(ADEM) is an uncommon inflammatory demyelinating disease involving central nervous system white matter. A series of seven cases seen over a period of one year have been described. The patients presented with acute onset of focal neurological deficit (3 patients), alteration of sensorium(3) and ataxia(1). CT scan showed non specific hypodensity in 4 cases and was normal in 3 patients . MRI showed characteristic radiological changes. Complete recovery was seen in 3 patients , one died and 3 were left with sequelae.
Authors:
Sonia Madan; S Aneja; R P Tripathi; A Batra; Anju Seth; Veena Taluja
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0019-6061     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-06     Completed Date:  2006-09-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College; New Delhi, India. Sachin@ndf.vsnl.net.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child, Preschool
Encephalomyelitis, Acute Disseminated / diagnosis*,  pathology
Female
Humans
Infant
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male

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