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Acute myelitis

Acute myelitis refers to the acute transverse myelitis caused by various autoimmune reactions (mostly induced after infection, some after vaccination or cryptogenic causes). It is also known as acute transverse myelitis. It is the most common kind of myelitis in clinic. The disease refers to the acute progressive inflammatory demyelinating lesion or necrosis of the spinal cord caused by nonspecific inflammation. The lesion is often limited to several segments of the spinal cord. The main pathological changes are myelin swelling, loss, significant proliferation of peripheral lymphocytes, axonal degeneration and infiltration of perivascular inflammatory cells. Thoracic spinal cord is the most frequently involved, which is characterized by limb paralysis below the lesion level, conduction bundle sensory disorder and urination and defecation disorder.


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