- Longitudinal Myelitis As The First Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Çelebisoy, Neşe; Güleç, Feray; Bayrakçi, Adem; Yargucu, Figen // Journal of Neurological Sciences;2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p492
Acute longitudinal myelitis (ALM) as the initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been reported in just two cases. We herein present the third case associated with antiphospholipid antibodies with an unfavorable outcome. All patients with ALM should be tested for SLE and...
- Longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis: a catastrophic presentation of a flare-up of systemic lupus erythematosus. White, Colin; Leonard, Blair; Patel, Ameen // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/21/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 3, pE197
The article presents a case study of a 18-year-old man with history of systemic lupus erythematosus, who experienced fatigue, diffuse myalgia and malaise. It states that these symptoms emerged with changes in dose of mycophenolate. Over a period of 48 hours, he experienced numbness and flaccid...
- Longitudinal brainstem involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus. Katchanov, J.; Grassl, W.; Wenzel, R. // Lupus;Mar2010, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p335
The article provides information on the woman patient who has a medical history of systemic lupus erythematosus without renal or hepatic involvement and is treated with 20 milligrams prednisolone. It states that an acute longitudinal myelitis has been reported in SLE and it represents as one of...
- Longitudinal myelitis, aseptic meningitis, and conus medullaris infarction as presenting manifestations of pediatric sysemic lupus erythematosus. Katramados, A. M.; Rabah, R.; Adams, M. D.; Huq, A. H. M. M.; Mitsias, P. D. // Lupus;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p332
A healthy boy developed subacutely progressive quadriparesis, complicated by sudden paraplegia, fever, and meningeal signs, diagnosed as longitudinal myelitis, aseptic meningitis, and conus medultans infarction and identified as the presenting manifestations of neuropsychiatnic systemic lupus...
- Editorial. Compston, Alastair // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Oct2010, Vol. 133 Issue 10, p2835
The article discusses papers published within the issue, including one on acute ascending paralysis as an acute disease of the spinal cord and another on demyelination and remyelination.
- meningomyelitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1442
A definition of the term "meningomyelitis," which refers to inflammation of the spinal cord and its membranes, is presented.
- myelitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1522
Definitions of the term "myelitis," which refers to an inflammation of the spinal cord are presented, including acute myelitis, acute ascending myelitis, and acute transverse myelitis.
- Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy in a Child With Severe Demyelinating Myelitis. Adamovic, Tanja; Willems, Ariane; Vanasse, Michel; D'Anjou, Guy; Robitaille, Yves; Litalien, Catherine; Gauvin, France // Journal of Child Neurology;Jun2009, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p758
We report a child presenting with severe demyelinating myelitis complicated with critical illness polyneuropathy. This previously healthy 8-month-old boy presented with acute superior limb weakness, absent tendon reflexes, and respiratory failure. Spinal magnetic resonance imaging showed an...
- Devic's neuromyelitis optica during pregnancy in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus. Bonnet, F.; Mercié, P.; Morlat, P.; Hocke, C.; Vergnes, C.; Ellie, E.; Viallard, J-F.; Faure, I.; Pellegrin, J-L.; Beylot, J.; Leng, B. // Lupus;1999, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p244
Neuropsychiatric forms of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) vary, most commonly consisting of seizures, psychiatric disturbances, or focal central nervous deficits. This is a new case of neuromyelitis optica or Devicâ€™s syndrome during the course of SLE. Few reports of this association...