Predictors of recurrence following an initial episode of transverse myelitis

@inproceedings{Kimbrough2014PredictorsOR,
  title={Predictors of recurrence following an initial episode of transverse myelitis},
  author={Dorlan J. Kimbrough and Maureen A Mealy and Alexandra Garcia Simpson and Micha{\"e}l Levy},
  booktitle={Neurology(R) neuroimmunology & neuroinflammation},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE This study sought to identify factors that increased the risk of recurrence after an initial transverse myelitis (TM) presentation. METHODS Retrospective cohort study of 192 patients initially presenting with TM of unknown etiology. Patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis during the first myelitis episode were excluded. Demographic and laboratory data were analyzed for associations with recurrence. RESULTS One hundred ten of 192 patients (57%) eventually developed recurrent… CONTINUE READING
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