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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.
Hello all,I got ADEM (autoimmune, no illness) in March of this year and was in the hospital 8 days. I had had migraines, nausea/vomiting, Insane scalp itching, lack of coordination and fatigue leading up to admission. The day before discharge I had…Continue
Hi all,Wondering if anyone has experienced dizziness after 'recovery'? If so, did it lead to anything else? We live in fear of another attack, but wondering how many of you experienced the same.BackgroundHusband diagnosed with ADEM Dec 2015.…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
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Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with ADEM in the summer of 2013. It infected my small brains (instead of the big ones as usual), so I had troubles with walking, any movement-coördination, talking, seeing (blurry vague sight), ... and I had to throw up…Continue
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