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Prognosis of Transverse myelitis

Prognosis of Transverse myelitis: Variable. Recovery typically within 2-12 weeks but can last 2 years. Some complications may be permanent. ...see also Overview of Transverse myelitis

Prognosis for Transverse myelitis: Generally, prognosis for complete recovery from transverse myelitis is not good. Although recovery usually begins between 2 and 12 weeks after onset and may continue for up to 2 years, most individuals are left with considerable disability. Some individuals may have minor or no deficits, while others may have significant motor, sensory, and sphincter (bowel) deficits. Some individuals show no recovery at all. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Transverse Myelitis Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Transverse myelitis


Complications of Transverse myelitis may include:

Complications of Transverse myelitis from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Transverse myelitis.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Transverse myelitis usually refers to the likely outcome of Transverse myelitis. The prognosis of Transverse myelitis may include the duration of Transverse myelitis, chances of complications of Transverse myelitis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Transverse myelitis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Transverse myelitis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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