noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, typically due to acute viral infection.
- 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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