Radiation myelitis

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Radiation myelitis

Radiation myelitis is a rare neurological disease characterized by the development of paresthesias as well as in severe cases progressive paresis and paralysis following irradiation of tumors in which the spinal cord is included within the radiation field. Symptoms may develop months or years after radiation therapy was administered.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version April 2024

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