- inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
- inflammation of the bone marrow.
Origin of myelitis
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When the tumor is within the spinal cord itself all the symptoms of myelitis may be present.
Myelitis may be confined to a small spot in the cord or may involve the whole for a variable distance.
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.
Affections of the Spinal Cord are extremely rare, but paraplegia from myelitis has been observed.Manual of Surgery
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- inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow
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- Inflammation of the spinal cord.
- Inflammation of the bone marrow.
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