|1.||Optic Neuritis (Retrobulbar Neuritis)
|2.||Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Libman-Sacks Disease)
|4.||Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's Disease)
|1.||Pittock, Sean J: 8 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)|
|2.||Wingerchuk, Dean M: 7 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)|
|3.||Lennon, Vanda A: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)|
|4.||Lucchinetti, Claudia F: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)|
|5.||Jarius, Sven: 6 articles (01/2014 - 04/2007)|
|6.||Weinshenker, Brian G: 6 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)|
|7.||Kerr, D A: 6 articles (03/2008 - 03/2000)|
|8.||Palace, Jacqueline: 5 articles (08/2015 - 04/2007)|
|9.||Vincent, Angela: 5 articles (04/2014 - 04/2007)|
|10.||Küker, Wilhelm: 4 articles (08/2015 - 10/2002)|
06/01/2003 - "With recovery of her immune status, she presented with transverse myelitis caused by her SLE, which responded well to intravenous steroids. "
04/01/2004 - "The patient was diagnosed with acute transverse myelitis (ATM) and was started on IV steroids. "
11/01/1996 - "Initially, 1 patient was suspected of having transverse myelitis and was treated with high-dose steroids. "
05/01/1988 - "Rapid recovery of acute transverse myelitis treated with steroids."
01/01/2011 - "Mycobacteria infection in incomplete transverse myelitis is refractory to steroids: a pilot study."
|2.||Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)FDA LinkGeneric
03/01/2012 - "One patient with transverse myelitis, refractory to cyclophosphamide had an improvement of his walk perimeter (160 meters vs. 116). "
09/01/2006 - "Transverse myelitis in primary Sjögren's syndrome: usefulness of low-dose oral cyclophosphamide rather than pulse therapy."
01/01/2000 - "Underlying etiologies were as follows: lupus cystitis in five, neurogenic dysfunction secondary to transverse myelitis in three, cyclophosphamide-induced cystitis in one and tuberculous cystitis in one patient. "
01/01/2005 - "Intravenous cyclophosphamide and prednisolone resulted in a partial recovery from the transverse myelitis neurological disturbance."
06/01/1995 - "We conclude that intravenous pulse methylprednisolone and cyclophosphamide therapy improve the prognosis of transverse myelitis associated with SLE but that a careful follow-up is needed to avoid complications due to the illness itself or secondary to the therapy."
|3.||Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
09/01/2013 - "NMO-IgG positive relapsing longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) in a seropositive HIV patient."
07/02/2013 - "Evolution of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis in an aquaporin-4 IgG-positive patient."
07/01/2013 - "To assess the value of NMO-IgG testing in Indian patients with clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features consistent with NMO and longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM). "
01/01/2011 - "NMO IgG was found positive and led to the diagnosis of longitudinal extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) in the NMO spectrum disorders. "
06/03/2008 - "The aquaporin-4-specific serum autoantibody, NMO-IgG, is a biomarker for NMO and relapsing transverse myelitis. "
03/01/2015 - "In addition, children with MOG antibodies had involvement of more anatomical areas (p=0.035) including the myelon characterised by a longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (p=0.003), more often a complete resolution of lesions (p=0.036) and a better outcome (p=0.038). "
10/06/2015 - "Anti-MOG antibodies with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis preceded by CLIPPERS."
03/17/2015 - "Anti-MOG antibodies with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis preceded by CLIPPERS."
03/01/2015 - "Patients with ADEM with MOG antibodies in our cohort had a uniform MRI characterised by large, bilateral and widespread lesions with an increased frequency of longitudinal extensive transverse myelitis and a favourable clinical outcome in contrast to children lacking MOG antibodies."
09/01/2014 - "Lower motor neuron involvement in longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis with and without aquaporin-4 antibodies."
|5.||Acyclovir (Aciclovir)FDA LinkGeneric
07/07/2001 - "Three months after discontinuing VZV prophylaxis, VZV transverse myelitis was diagnosed, leading to death despite prompt treatment with acyclovir. "
05/01/2002 - "Initially, coma and CSF pleocytosis improved with acyclovir treatment, but brain stem encephalitis, transverse myelitis, and lumbosacral polyradiculitis subsequently occurred. "
06/01/1993 - "Our report is the first that describes a patient with SLE with herpes meningoencephalitis, transverse myelitis, and rapidly progressive outer retinal necrosis, diagnosed antemortem by endoretinal biopsy, and successfully treated with acyclovir and optic nerve fenestration."
01/01/2014 - "She was diagnosed with transverse myelitis secondary to varicella zoster infection and was treated with high dose steroids in addition to acyclovir with improvement in her symptoms. "
07/01/2011 - "This case of transverse myelitis is related to varicella zoster infection, with sickle cell anemia, and was successfully treated with high dose IV methylprednisolone, IV acyclovir, and physiotherapy."
06/01/2013 - "These tests have improved the understanding of the pathogenesis in these diseases, but some points, such as the role of antiphospholipid antibodies in SLE-associated transverse myelitis, remain unclear and are a matter of ongoing debate. "
06/01/2013 - "Many prior studies have shown a link between transverse myelitis and the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies. "
04/01/2011 - "Acute transverse myelitis and antiphospholipid antibodies in lupus. "
06/01/2002 - "Transverse myelitis in patients with antiphospholipid antibodies--the importance of early diagnosis and treatment."
09/01/1990 - "Transverse myelitis and antiphospholipid antibodies."
|7.||Prednisolone (Predate)FDA LinkGeneric
09/01/1999 - "To study the role of somatosensory evoked potential (SEP) and motor evoked potential (MEP) in monitoring the effect of methyl prednisolone (MPS) therapy in acute transverse myelitis (ATM). "
09/01/2001 - "To evaluate the role of methyl prednisolone (MPS) in the management of acute transverse myelitis (ATM). "
09/01/2001 - "Is methyl prednisolone useful in acute transverse myelitis?"
09/01/1999 - "Clinical and evoked potential changes in acute transverse myelitis following methyl prednisolone."
09/01/1992 - "She was diagnosed as transverse myelitis with parvovirus infection and was medicated with prednisolone 40-60 mg/day, and improved gradually with the residua of a mild weakness of the legs and hypesthesia on the trunk between the level of Th6 and Th10."
09/01/2003 - "Idiopathic RTM might be a disease entity distinct from MSRTM, differing in its male preponderance, absence of oligoclonal bands, frequent multiple relapses, and frequent presentation as acute transverse myelitis."
01/01/2014 - "Disease started with relapsing optic neuritis and an episode of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) in the absence of any brain MRI lesions or cerebrospinal fluid-restricted oligoclonal bands. "
06/01/2009 - "Studies of children after a first episode of demyelination have identified disease onset in adolescence, intrathecal oligoclonal bands and optic neuritis as associated with a higher MS risk, whereas prepubertal onset, presence of polyfocal features with encephalopathy, and transverse myelitis have been associated with a lower risk of subsequent MS. The relapsing-remitting form of MS accounts for over 96% of all MS in children. "
03/01/2005 - "Here, we report a case of acute transverse myelitis in a woman developing 4 years after documented HCV seropositivity, associated with intrathecal anti-HCV protein IgG. Isoelectrofocusing of all CSF samples before and after immunoabsorption with recombinant structural HCV proteins revealed disappearance or marked decrease of some oligoclonal IgG bands suggesting binding to HCV proteins. "
09/01/2013 - "Distinctive clinical and neuroimaging characteristics of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis associated with aquaporin-4 autoantibodies."
01/01/2012 - "Transverse Myelitis Associated with Anti-Ro (SSA) Autoantibodies: A Record of Two Cases."
08/24/2004 - "Recurrent transverse myelitis associates with anti-Ro (SSA) autoantibodies."
01/13/2004 - "Recurrent transverse myelitis associates with anti-Ro (SSA) autoantibodies."
10/01/2012 - "We present a case of a 51-year-old woman with long-standing systemic sclerosis who developed transverse myelitis in association with the presence aquaporin-4 autoantibodies. "
|10.||Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
01/01/2011 - "A provisional diagnosis of transverse myelitis was made and started on corticosteroids. "
10/01/2015 - "We report a case of cervical spinal cord infarction in a 40-year-old man who was diagnosed with acute transverse myelitis, and was treated with high dose intravenous corticosteroids followed by 5 sessions of plasma exchange. "
11/01/2007 - "There may be a place for combined therapy with immunoglobulin and corticosteroids in patients with transverse myelitis and inflammatory neuropathy."
09/01/1989 - "Combined treatment with corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide is, therefore, suggested for severe cases of acute transverse myelitis, in whom no etiology can be found."
01/08/2008 - "Re: Idiopathic transverse myelitis: corticosteroids, plasma exchange, or cyclophosphamide."
11/01/2014 - "In few cases, it is associated with a variety of CNS and hematological complications like acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, transverse myelitis, neuropsychiatric syndrome, GBS, autoimmune thrombocytopenia and hemolytic anemia and they usually respond to immunotherapy. "
04/01/2008 - "Testing for the NMO-IgG in cases of isolated or recurrent transverse myelitis attributed to current SLE and APLS may help clarify the diagnosis of a distinct disease process likely to cause recurrent and severe disability, warranting more aggressive immunotherapy."
11/01/2012 - "In contrast, NMO-IgG-seronegative children with NMO more commonly have a monophasic course (simultaneous occurrence of optic neuritis and transverse myelitis) and do not require remission-maintaining immunotherapy, but close surveillance is advised. "
|2.||Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow)
12/01/1999 - "We report a patient who developed Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-induced transverse myelitis 19 months after unrelated bone marrow transplantation (BMT). "
04/01/2013 - "Herein, we describe a 40-year-old Japanese female who developed acute transverse myelitis (ATM) after an unrelated bone marrow transplantation for Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in molecular complete remission. "
04/01/2013 - "[Acute transverse myelitis after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia--a case report]."
12/01/1999 - "Successful treatment of Epstein-Barr virus-induced transverse myelitis with ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus hyperimmune globulin following unrelated bone marrow transplantation."
06/01/2007 - "The symptoms improved after steroid pulse therapy, but relapses of transverse myelitis and diplopia due to disturbance of the bilateral abducent nerves and left trochlear nerve occurred 7, 12, 16, and 26 months after treatment. "
07/01/2014 - "We present a case of 37-year-old man who has initially presented with transverse myelitis from which he recovered partially after treatment but later presented with bilateral optic neuritis. "
|4.||Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
10/01/2001 - "The third bone marrow transplant recipient developed an EBV-induced transverse myelitis with an increased number of EBV-genome copies in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and EBV-positive cerebrospinal fluid samples. "
03/01/2013 - "Cytomegalovirus ischemic colitis and transverse myelitis in a renal transplant recipient."
07/01/1987 - "Acute transverse myelitis during disseminated cytomegalovirus infection in a renal transplant recipient."
03/01/2008 - "Thymic hyperplasia in a patient with recurrent transverse myelitis with clinical resolution after thymectomy."
07/01/1991 - "SLE developed in twin 1 18 years post-thymectomy and has been characterized by recurrent transverse myelitis and optic neuritis. "
06/01/1984 - "Optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, and anti-DNA antibodies nine years after thymectomy for myasthenia gravis."