Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a primarily pediatric, immune-mediated disease characterized by demyelination and polyfocal neurologic symptoms that typically occur after a preceding viral infection or recent immunization. This article presents the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. We also present evaluation and management strategies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Pediatric Emergency Care|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2016|
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- disseminated encephalomyelitis