Necrotic-hemorrhagic myelitis: A rare malignant variant of parainfectious acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in childhood

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Abstract

Spinal cord could be involved in ADEM, mimicking NMOSD or MS.• ADEM involving the spinal cord could be associated with severe permanent disability.• MRI is fundamental for the differential diagnosis of ADEM and for its monitoring.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)58-60
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Neurological Sciences
Volume384
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - Nov 23 2017

Keywords

  • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
  • Childhood
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Spinal cord

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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