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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 71-73

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis—masquerading as pediatric stroke: Case report


Department of Pediatrics, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS), Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Varsha H Chauhan
Department of Pediatrics, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra 442102
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JPN.JPN_104_17

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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is an acute monophasic syndrome caused by immune-mediated inflammatory demyelination, often associated with immunization or viral illness. ADEM is associated with multiple neurological symptoms. We are presenting a case of ADEM with stroke, which responded very well to high-dose steroids. Here we report a case of ADEM, masquerading as pediatric stroke.






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