Transverse myelitis is a disorder of spinal cord inflammation and demyelination. Although more common in adults, it does occur in children. In the past, people believed that transverse myelitis was not associated with cognitive symptoms, given that it exclusively impacts the spinal cord (not the brain). However, recent evidence suggests that performance on cognitive testing can be negatively impacted in some children with transverse myelitis. To learn more about this condition in children, 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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