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I have a demyelinating disorder, what is the best way to treat acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)?

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The best way to treat the disease is with drugs that fight inflammation. They can stop the damage to the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. A doctor also can prescribe other medicine to ease some acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) symptoms.

From: What Are Demyelinating Diseases? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “What is Myelin?” “Balo’s Disease,” “HTLV-I Associated Myelopathy (HAM),” “Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO),” “Schilder’s Disease,” “Transverse Myelitis.”

Love, S. , 2006. Journal of Clinical Pathology

Neuropathology: “Demyelinative Diseases.”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis,” “Tropical Spastic Paraparesis,” “Neuromyelitis Optica,” “Schilder’s Disease,” “Transverse Myelitis.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on March 10, 2018

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “What is Myelin?” “Balo’s Disease,” “HTLV-I Associated Myelopathy (HAM),” “Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO),” “Schilder’s Disease,” “Transverse Myelitis.”

Love, S. , 2006. Journal of Clinical Pathology

Neuropathology: “Demyelinative Diseases.”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis,” “Tropical Spastic Paraparesis,” “Neuromyelitis Optica,” “Schilder’s Disease,” “Transverse Myelitis.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on March 10, 2018

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