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Medical Term:

acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

Definition

an acute demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system in which focal demyelination is present throughout the brain and spinal cord. This process is common to postinfectious, postexanthem, and postvaccinal encephalomyelitis.

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