Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4428-1

This is an immune-mediated disease of the brain based on infections with viruses, bacteria, or parasites that may occur just after vaccination or spontaneously. As a result, multiple inflammatory lesions occur in the brain and spinal cord (especially in the “white core”).


Spinal Cord Inflammatory Lesion Acute Disseminate Encephalomyelitis White Core 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany