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The differential diagnosis of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis.

Abstract:

Longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis refers to florid and widespread inflammation of the spinal cord causing T2 hyperintensity on spinal magnetic resonance imaging that is seen to extend over three or more vertebral segments. Whilst rare, longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis is clinically important as it can lead to catastrophic morbidity, and a group of these patients are at risk of further attacks. Early identification and establishment of the underlying aetiology is vital i...

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10.1177/1352458511406165

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Kitley, JL More by this author
George, JS More by this author
Palace, JA More by this author
Journal:
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
271-285
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1477-0970
ISSN:
1352-4585
URN:
uuid:79234866-0271-4ff6-aec4-d0e53e412baa
Source identifiers:
242072
Local pid:
pubs:242072

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