Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis natural history, complications and prognosis

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Natural History, Complications, and Prognosis

  • Prognosis varies with the severity of the neurologic disease. Some patients will not survive the acute illness, and some will be left with neurologic sequelae. Some remarkably recover completely.
  • The disease is characteristically monophasic, but descriptions of multiphasic disease have been reported.
  • Affected children will often suffer from persistent seizures and behavioral and learning disorders. Adults are somewhat less likely than children to have neurologic sequelae.

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