What Is ADEM Disease: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis

It is very difficult to diagnose ADEM, as it is characterized by an attack of inflammation of the myelin sheath (white fatty brain matter that overlays the nerve fibers), which is the same as multiple sclerosis. The brain magnetic resonance imaging test results and damage appearance of the myelin will be similar in both ADEM and MS, but it is important to note that while the symptoms are similar, there are some differences.

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