Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

About- Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by a brief but widespread attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin, the protective covering of nerve fibers.

 Nausea and vomiting
 Unsteadiness and falling
 Difficulty swallowing
 Weakness of the arms or legs
 Vision impairment or double vision (occasionally)

ADEM often follows viral or bacterial infections, or less often, vaccination for measles, mumps, or rubella.
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