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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Menge, T; Kieseier, BC; Nessler, S; Hemmer, B; Hartung, HP; Stüve, O 
Title:
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: an acute hit against the brain. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In this review, the possible etiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) are discussed. ADEM is a para- or postinfectious autoimmune demyelinating disease of the central nervous system and has been considered a monophasic disease. The highest incidence of ADEM is observed during childhood. RECENT FINDINGS: Over the last decade, many cases of multiphasic ADEM have been reported. The occurrence of relapses potential...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Opin Neurol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
247-54 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1350-7540 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik