Myelitis

Myelitis, is a collective term simply referring to any inflammation of the spinal cord. It is a form of myelopathy.

The two major sub types include:

  1. leukomyelitis
    1. multiple sclerosis
    2. ADEM
  2. transverse myelitis
    1. ideopathic transverse myelitis
    2. secondary transverse myelitis: viral, neurosyphilis 2, autoimmune, post vaccination etc.

Other conditions often discussed in this group due to similar imaging include:

Infections of the central nervous system
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  • Myelitis - general

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: transverse myelitis
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  • Case 2: transverse myelitis
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  • Case 3: post radiation myelitis
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