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Myelitis Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Infectious Myelitis; Inflammation, Spinal Cord; Subacute Necrotising Myelitis; Inflammations, Spinal Cord; Inflammatory Myelopathies Show All >>

Networked: 440 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 14 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Myelitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II (Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase) : 3 outcomes in 9 results : IBA
  2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 3 outcomes in 7 results : IBA
  3. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors (PPAR) : 3 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  4. 3-nitrotyrosine : 2 outcomes in 26 results : IBA
  5. Antibodies : 1 outcome 1 study in 28 results : IBA
  6. Imidazoline Receptors : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Idazoxan : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Ligands : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. 2-(2-benzofuranyl)-2-imidazoline : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 1 outcome in 11 results : FDA 51 Generic
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Diseases Related to Myelitis

  1. Multiple Sclerosis
  2. Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (Encephalomyelitis, Autoimmune Experimental)
  3. Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen)
  4. Herpes Zoster
  5. Optic Neuritis (Retrobulbar Neuritis)
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Key Therapies for Myelitis

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  1. Plasmapheresis : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  2. Immunotherapy : 1 outcome in 3 results
  3. Immunomodulation : 1 outcome in 2 results
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 studies in 13 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 study in 7 results
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