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What does ADEM stand for?

ADEM stands for Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

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HIV-associated neuro-cognitive disorder EBV: primary CNS lym-phoma JC virus: PML [not equal to] Prions: spongiform ence- phalopathy Spinal Acute viral HIV-1 vacuolar cord myelitis myelopathy ADEM * HTLV-1 myelopathy * Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis [dagger] Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis [not equal to] Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy.
These include epilepsy, anticonvulsant therapy, mild encephalitis, ischaemia and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) as the more common aetiologies causing reversible lesions.
These included acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (6), fulminant multiple sclerosis (3), antiphospholipid syndrome (2), antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (2) and a paraneoplastic encephalitis (1).
Doctors have diagnosed him with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, an extremely rare viral infection, leaving him an "incomplete quadriplegic," meaning he has no use of his legs and partial use of his arms.
Routine vaccinations were effectively suspended in May 2005 following a report that a junior high school girl who was vaccinated the previous year had developed acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, which causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.