Acute transverse myelitis

  title={Acute transverse myelitis},
  author={Miriam Berman and Shad Feldman and Milton Alter and Nelly Zilber and Esther Kahana},
  pages={966 - 966}
There have been few population-based studies of acute transverse myelitis (ATM). Therefore, incidence and population selectivity of this disorder in different regions is not well known. Data on all Jewish patients with ATM throughout Israel were collected for the period 1955 through 1975. Based on 62 patients who satisfied rigid diagnostic criteria, the average annual incidence rate was 1.34 per million population. No significant difference in incidence was noted between European American-born… 

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