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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 443-445

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: Case report and brief review


1 Department of Family Medicine, Institute of Child Health, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Paediatric Neurology, Institute of Child Health, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Praveen Kumar
Department of Paediatric Neurology, Institute of Child Health, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi - 110 060
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.148145

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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare disease of central nervous system with myriads of presentation. It is a diagnosis of exclusion and relies on neuroimaging which may be normal at the onset. It is a diagnostic challenge at its first attack. Here we present a case of ADEM which initially presented with atypical feature and normal neuroimaging but later turned out to be a case of ADEM. Early diagnosis and treatment holds the key for favorable outcome.


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