Transverse myelitis


Girl, 21, describes agony of rare polio-like illness which left her quadriplegic – amid fresh outbreak of the mysterious disease – Daily Mail

Gabrielle deFiebre was in the mall to buy hiking boots with her grandmother in 2009 when she felt a pain surge from her…


Young Beverly boy battles rare disorder – Wicked Local

“How did my six-month old baby who was meeting all his milestones early all of the sudden become paralyzed over night? How did…


MS is a cruel disease says Dr CHRISTIAN JESSEN on his uncle’s 25-year battle – Daily Mail

However, latest figures show nearly a fifth of MS patients haven’t seen a specialist for a year. Now, a new website called 1MSg…


Turning tragedy into hopeMother, son work to help others after severe illnesses strike their family – Anderson Independent Mail

And the Byces’ only child, Trammell, is still recovering from being paralyzed from the waist down because of a rare virus, acute transverse…


Behind the Mic: John Smoltz Slides in for Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci in MLB on FOX Booth; Josh Elliot Leaving NBC – Sports Video Group

Diagnosed at age 11 with two rare conditions; Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, Arlen soon lost the ability to speak, eat, walk…


Ever wonder what rump jumps are? Let the Rope Warrior explain – Indianapolis Star

After six or seven weeks of scans and spinal taps, another doctor diagnosed him with transverse myelitis. … He picks up a rope…


Food Network chef BeauMac to cook in Brevard – Florida Today

Celebrity chef Beau MacMillan will once again use his cooking chops for a good cause. MacMillan will headline the Central Florida Auction and…


Pit Pass: Cody Unser still helping others with disabilities – Indianapolis Star

In middle school Cody became paralyzed from the waist down because of transverse myelitis, a rare degenerative disease that attacks the spinal cord….


Rolling into new territory: Stockton woman set to join some of the world’s best CrossFit athletes – Stockton Record

The Stockton woman will get on an airplane for the first time since transverse myelitis optica — a form of multiple sclerosis that…


College football: U.S. Marine James Halford walks on at Indiana –

Lisa was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a rare disease in the spinal cord that targets cellular fibers of the central nervous system. “Over…


Former Giant Mine worker says arsenic exposure damaged his spinal cord –

There he was diagnosed with acute transverse myelitis. Myelitis is the inflammation of grey and white matter in the spinal cord. It has…


Exeter paralympic gold medalist Arlen makes the move to ESPN – The Union Leader

When she was 11, Arlen was diagnosed with two rare conditions: Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis. She lost the ability to speak,…

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