Transverse Myelitis

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Transverse Myelitis

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The differential diagnosis of transverse myelitis is lengthy and can present a daunting challenge to the evaluating physician. Emphasizing the critical importance of an initial exclusion of spinal cord compressive causes, we then present several clinical red flags, which can assist in narrowing the potential etiologies and discuss available therapeutic options.

Chapter.  1611 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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