What are possible complications of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)?

Updated: Nov 08, 2018
  • Author: J Nicholas Brenton, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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  • The most common inpatient complications include abnormalities of vision, motor function (ie, pyramidal, extrapyramidal, cerebellar), or bladder or bowel function. [22]

  • Recurrence is the chief outpatient complication and is rare.

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