Definition of encephalomyelitis in English:


Line breaks: en|ceph¦alo|my¦eli¦tis
Pronunciation: /ɛnˌsɛf(ə)ləʊmʌɪəˈlʌɪtɪs
, -ˌkɛf-/


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, typically due to acute viral infection.
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  • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, a rare demyelinating disease, is usually triggered by infections or immunisations.
  • The condition is sometimes called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
  • People older than 50 years of age are at the highest risk for developing significant symptoms and may develop encephalomyelitis.

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