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myelitis

myelitis is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(mī-ĕ-līt′ĭs )

[myel- + -itis]

1. Inflammation of all or a part of the spinal cord, resulting from either an infection, e.g., a viral or bacterial infection, or a noninfectious necrosing or demyelinating lesion of the cord. Patients often exhibit flaccid limb paralysis, incontinence, weakness or numbness of the limbs, and other symptoms.
SEE: poliomyelitis
2. Inflammation of bone marrow.
SEE: osteomyelitis
myelitic (mī-ĕ-lit′ĭk ), adj.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Myelitis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730920/all/myelitis.
Myelitis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730920/all/myelitis. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Myelitis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730920/all/myelitis
Myelitis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730920/all/myelitis.
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