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Descriptor English:   Myelitis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Mielitis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Mielite 
Synonyms English:   Infectious Myelitis
Inflammation, Spinal Cord
Inflammations, Spinal Cord
Inflammatory Myelopathies
Inflammatory Myelopathy
Myelitides, Subacute Necrotizing
Myelitis, Infectious
Myelitis, Subacute Necrotizing
Myelopathies, Inflammatory
Myelopathy, Inflammatory
Necrotizing Myelitides, Subacute
Necrotizing Myelitis, Subacute
Spinal Cord Inflammation
Spinal Cord Inflammations
Subacute Necrotizing Myelitides
Subacute Necrotizing Myelitis  
Tree Number:   C01.207.618
Definition English:   Inflammation of the spinal cord. Relatively common etiologies include infections; AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES; SPINAL CORD; and ischemia (see also SPINAL CORD VASCULAR DISEASES). Clinical features generally include weakness, sensory loss, localized pain, incontinence, and other signs of autonomic dysfunction. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with inflammation of the bone marrow ( = OSTEOMYELITIS); SMON (subacute-myelo-optico-neuropathy) is indexed here + OPTIC NEURITIS + SYNDROME; coordinate IM with specific cause (IM) if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   9379 
Unique Identifier:   D009187 

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