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Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a disorder of inflammation and demyelination of the brain and/or spinal cord. It is an established disorder (first description dates back to 1724) with many components not well understood. ADEM is often difficult to distinguish from other disorders of demyelination such as multiple sclerosis (MS). ADEM is a clinical diagnosis…

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