Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare, monophasic autoimmune condition affecting the brain and spinal cord. The symptoms of ADEM can be variable, given that lesions can present in multiple areas of the central nervous system. ADEM shares certain clinical characteristics with other demyelinating conditions such as pediatric multiple sclerosis and transverse myelitis, but it also has important defining characteristics. To learn more about this condition, John and Ryan speak with Lana Harder, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, who is a founding member and current Co-Director of the Children’s Medical Center Pediatric Demyelinating Disease Clinic.
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