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Myelitis, Transverse MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Myelitis, Transverse
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.618.250
C04.588.614.550.550
C04.730.856.543
C10.114.375.600
C10.228.228.618.250
C10.228.854.525.553
C10.314.350.600
C10.574.781.625
C10.586.750.553
C20.111.258.250.550
Unique ID
D009188
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009188
Annotation
post-vaccinal or postinfectious inflammation of the spinal cord only goes here, in central nervous system or brain see X refs at ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, ACUTE DISSEMINATED
Scope Note
Inflammation of a transverse portion of the spinal cord characterized by acute or subacute segmental demyelination or necrosis. The condition may occur sporadically, follow an infection or vaccination, or present as a paraneoplastic syndrome (see also ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, ACUTE DISSEMINATED). Clinical manifestations include motor weakness, sensory loss, and incontinence. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1242-6)
Entry Term(s)
Demyelinative Myelitis
Myelitis, Acute Transverse
Myelitis, Necrotizing
Myelitis, Paraneoplastic
Myelitis, Postinfectious
Myelitis, Postvaccinal
Myelitis, Subacute Transverse
Postinfectious Myelitis
Transverse Myelitis
Transverse Myelopathy Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Demyelinating Diseases (1966-1970)
Myelitis (1966-1970)
See Also
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
Public MeSH Note
1991; see MYELITIS 1971-1990
History Note
1991(1971); see MYELITIS 1971-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Myelitis, Transverse Preferred
Myelitis, Acute Transverse Narrower
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Myelitis, Paraneoplastic Narrower
Myelitis, Postinfectious Narrower
Myelitis, Postvaccinal Narrower
Demyelinative Myelitis Narrower
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