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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a neurological condition characterized by a brief but intense attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin, the protective covering of nerve fibers. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis usually occurs following a viral infection but may appear following vaccination, bacterial or parasitic infection, or even appear spontaneously. As it involves autoimmune demyelination, it is similar to multiple sclerosis.
Has anyone been on gabapentin and experienced tremors? To deal with daily headaches, my neurologist went from I think 900 mg a day to 2400 mg a day. It has helped considerably with the headaches (but they are not completely gone and I still need…Continue
Hey gang,So I went to the symposium this past weekend that dealt with Neuro Auto-Immune Disorders (ADEM and 3 others), and very little was discussed about adult on-set ADEM. I approached a number of the researchers, and they are under the impression…Continue
We are just Bickering seems like on a daily basis over tiny little things that don't mean anything, sometimes it will be over an imagined subject. And when I ask, can we please stop this bickering, and just have a nice weekend, or evening...then it…Continue
My Mother is 50 and was diagnosed in June 2015, 3 weeks prior to this she fell ill with appendicitis, the doctors left her with appendicitis for 3 and a half days before removing, which was too late as her appendix had burst, then leaving her with…Continue
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