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ADEM and sadness

Posted by Worriedmom on July 20, 2014 at 1:36pm 6 Comments

Hi folks!

My 6 year old who had an ADEM episode in October of last year has been complaining of sadness a lot. I am wondering, has anyone else experienced unexplainable sadness after the illness? He get's fatigue, has difficulty…


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What is Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis?

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.  It often follows viral infection, or less often, vaccination for measles, mumps, or rubella. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis also 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

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