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25 Possible Causes for Interstitial Pneumonitis, Myelopathy, Subacute Transverse Myelitis

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    In patients with AIDS, Epstein-Barr virus is associated with hairy leukoplakia, leiomyosarcoma, CNS lymphoma, and lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis in children.[emedicine.com] However, it may occasionally cause a syndrome of fever, interstitial pneumonitis, pancytopenia, and uveitis (ie, chronic active EBV).[merck.com]

  • Herpes Zoster

    However, MRI can be carried out in cases when there is development of encephalopathy and myelopathy.[symptoma.com] Pulmonary involvement is characterized by interstitial pneumonitis, multinucleated giant cell formation, intranuclear inclusions, and pulmonary hemorrhage.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] . • The absence of a rash or history of shingles does not exclude the possibility of varicella-zoster virus meningoencephalitis, myelopathy, or vasculopathy ( Gilden et al[medlink.com]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    We evaluated ambispectively those patients with SLE presenting with clinical myelopathy and corroborated with spinal MRI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pneumonia [UIP]).[sjmms.net] Transverse myelitis, subacute-to-chronic demyelinating syndromes, and abrupt vascular occlusive events (e.g., spinal artery thrombosis) have been described.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Paraparesis

    Abstract: Human T lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I)-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) is chronic progressive myelopathy characterized by bilateral[eurekaselect.com] Thoracic computed tomographic scans were normal in 9 of 10 patients and showed mild interstitial pneumonitis in 1.[annals.org] Demyelinating: Multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica (Devic’s disease), subacute combined degeneration of the cord, transverse myelitis (HSV, VZV, HIV, paraneoplastic,[ptpaces.wordpress.com]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    […] hypocalcemia: occurs in the setting of skeletal metastases; especially associated with NSCLC 6 PTHrp causing hypercalcemia: squamous cell carcinoma neurological polyneuropathy myelopathy[radiopaedia.org] Etiology Causes of lung cancer include the following: Smoking (78% in men, 90% in women) Asbestos exposure Radon exposure Halogen ether exposure Chronic interstitial pneumonitis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Primary HIV Infection

    These include encephalopathy, meningoencephalitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, multiple sclerosis, myelopathy, and meningoradiculitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bronchoscopy and open-lung biopsy revealed interstitial pneumonitis with lymphocytes and plasma cells.[thebodypro.com] […] of appetite, with or without weight loss Gastrointestinal tract symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea Neurological symptoms Meningitis Encephalitis Peripheral neuropathy Myelopathy[dermnetnz.org]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Progressive Leg Muscle Weakness 20 Years After an Acute Paralysis This case was reported in Narayanaswami P and Bertorini T: Progressive amyotrophy as a late complication of myelopathy[doi.org] […] fibrosing alveolitis, chronic form (disorder), Usual interstitial pneumonia, fibrosis; lung, idiopathic, lung; fibrosis, idiopathic, Usual interstitial pneumonitis [Ambiguous[fpnotebook.com] interstitial pneumonia.[spandidos-publications.com]

  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

    The Merck Manual for health care professionals provides information on HTLV-1 associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Thoracic computed tomographic scans were normal in 9 of 10 patients and showed mild interstitial pneumonitis in 1.[annals.org] […] meningoencephalitis meningomyelitis Type 1 Excludes encephalopathy NOS ( G93.40 ) Type 2 Excludes acute transverse myelitis ( G37.3- ) alcoholic encephalopathy ( G31.2 )[icd10data.com]

  • Neuromyelitis Optica

    The late-onset form of the biotinidase deficiency should be kept in mind in all patients with myelopathy with or without vision loss, particularly in those with inadequate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the first report to describe the pathological findings of interstitial pneumonia, which may represent a rare extra-central nervous system complication of NMOSD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seguin 4 reviewed Erb's case, one case of the ophthalmologist HD Noyes, 5 and a third personal case of optic neuritis and subacute transverse myelitis.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Ebstein-Barr Virus Infection

    […] infection complicated with multiple artery aneurysms. ( 24939943 ) Nishimura S....Yoshiyama M. 2014 27 Recurrence of chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection presenting with myelopathy[malacards.org] These include aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, optic neuritis, cranial nerve palsy, transverse myelitis, acute cerebellar ataxia, dysautonomia, subacute[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] Abstract Two patients developed fever, interstitial pneumonitis, and pancytopenia associated with extremely high titers of antibody to replicative antigens of the Epstein-Barr[annals.org]

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