Monday December 18th 2017

Differential Diagnosis of Transverse Myelitis (P2.274)

CONCLUSIONS:Although two-thirds of patients referred for TM were confirmed, 28% of patients initially diagnosed with TM were discovered to have another diagnosis and 5% presented with myelopathy that could not be characterized. Findings suggest that a subset of patients diagnosed with TM may have non-inflammatory causes of myelopathies that warrant a more detailed evaluation.Study Supported by: Johns Hopkins Project RESTORE, the Bart McLean Fund, & Transverse Myelitis Association.Disclosure: Dr. Mealy has received personal compensation for activities with Novartis as an advisory board member. Dr. Becker has nothing to disclose. Dr. Newsome has received personal compensation for activities with Biogen Idec and Genzyme Corp. Dr. Ratchford has received personal compensation for activities…

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Differential Diagnosis of Transverse Myelitis (P2.274)

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