DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis [DOID:639]

An encephalomyelitis characterized by inflammation locatedin brain and locatedin spinal cord that damages myelin. It usually occurs after viral infection, but also following vaccination, bacterial or parasitic infection.

Synonyms:  acute disseminated encephalomyelitis,  DOID:639,  acute disseminated encephalomyelitises,  ADEM,  acute disseminated encephalitis ...