myelitis may be confined to a small spot in the cord or may involve the whole for a variable distance.
When the tumor is within the spinal cord itself all the symptoms of myelitis may be present.
Affections of the Spinal Cord are extremely rare, but paraplegia from myelitis has been observed.
myelitis, mī-e-lī′tis, n. inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
In encephalitis and myelitis there is an interruption of motor nerve-currents.
myelitis my·e·li·tis (mī'ə-lī'tĭs)
Inflammation of the spinal cord.
Inflammation of the bone marrow.