Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 316--318

Hyper acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis of childhood: A rare entity


Suman Kushwaha, Ashutosh Gupta, Neha Agarwal, Sujata Chaturvedi, Deepak Jha 
 Department of Neurology, Pathology, Neurosurgery, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Suman Kushwaha
Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, New Delhi - 110 095
India

A young child with catastrophic neurological illness diagnosed as a rare variant of acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis (ADEM). She succumbed to her illness despite of aggressive and appropriate management. Malignant demyelinating encephalomyelitis should be considered in children who are refractory to the treatment of ADEM.


How to cite this article:
Kushwaha S, Gupta A, Agarwal N, Chaturvedi S, Jha D. Hyper acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis of childhood: A rare entity.Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2017;20:316-318


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Kushwaha S, Gupta A, Agarwal N, Chaturvedi S, Jha D. Hyper acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis of childhood: A rare entity. Ann Indian Acad Neurol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Feb 25 ];20:316-318
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