Transverse myelitis

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Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological condition in which the spinal cord is inflamed. Transverse talks about when the inflammation is beyond the spinal cord. The underlying cause of TM is unknown. It can cause damage to nerve fibers, by loss of myelin.[1]

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  1. Servant, S. (1999). "Entzündliche Rückenmarkerkrankungen". In Knecht, S. (ed.). Klinische Neurologie. pp. 485–496. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-08118-1_21. ISBN 978-3-662-08119-8.