myeloencephalitis


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myeloencephalitis

[‚mī·ə·lō·in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
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The equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) test was used for the analysis of learning and memory.
Within 3 months after symptom onset, she died of myeloencephalitis of undetermined etiology.
The clinical manifestations of EHV infection are similar to the infection of equine influenza, equine arteritis virus (EAV), equine adenovirus, equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus encephalitis (Powell, 1991).
In addition, other neurological condition should be listed, such as intervertebral disc protrusion with spinal cord compression (FOSS et al., 1983), discospondylitis, abscesses (ADAMS et al., 1985), rabies, neurological infection by herpesvirus, equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, wobbler syndrome due to cervical vertebral malformation (ZACHARY, 2013; CANTILE & YOUSSEF, 2016) and post-anesthetic myelomalacia (JOUBERT et al., 2005).
The patient died several weeks later from an acute ascending myeloencephalitis. A herpesvirus was isolated from several tissues at autopsy.
Clinical and Radioimaging Characteristics of Neurognathostomiasis and Intraocular Gnathostomiasis (Adapted from Katchanov J et al 7, and Pillai GS et al) Neurological CNS entry access for Clinical neurological & And ocular infective third stage ophthalmological syndromes (L3) larvae presentations Radiculomyelitis/ Intervertebral Radiculopathy; spinal Myeloencephalitis foramina along spinal syndrome (paraplegia, nerves & vessels neurogenic bladder, quadriplegia); may progress to myeloencephalitis.
Opossums are the hosts for Sarcocystis neurona, the cause of a fatal neurologic disease in horses (EPM or equine protozoal myeloencephalitis).
MarquisA (ponazuril) Antiprotozoal Oral Paste, marketed in North America for over a decade, treats equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) a disease that affects the central nervous system in horses.
So your horse has just been diagnosed with Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM).
Genetic variation among isolates of Sarcocystis neurona, the agent of protozoal myeloencephalitis, as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism markers.