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37 Possible Causes for Interstitial Pneumonitis, Subacute Transverse Myelitis, Transverse Myelitis

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    myelitis, has been rarely reported; however, IM complicated with acute cerebral infarction has never been reported in the literature.[] In patients with AIDS, Epstein-Barr virus is associated with hairy leukoplakia, leiomyosarcoma, CNS lymphoma, and lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis in children.[] However, it may occasionally cause a syndrome of fever, interstitial pneumonitis, pancytopenia, and uveitis (ie, chronic active EBV).[]

  • Herpes Zoster

    Here, we report the case of a 48 year old female presenting with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis in the cervical region of the spinal cord two weeks post herpes[] Pulmonary involvement is characterized by interstitial pneumonitis, multinucleated giant cell formation, intranuclear inclusions, and pulmonary hemorrhage.[] myelitis, or inflammation of the spinal cord white patches due to loss of pigment in the rash area Ramsay Hunt syndrome eye problems weakness Contagiousness Before the blisters[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    KEYWORDS: Systemic lupus erythematosus; inflammation; long-term outcome; sepsis; transverse myelitis[] pneumonia [UIP]).[] Transverse myelitis, subacute-to-chronic demyelinating syndromes, and abrupt vascular occlusive events (e.g., spinal artery thrombosis) have been described.[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    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[]

  • Legionella Meningoencephalitis

    Neurologic derangements include aseptic meningitis, cerebral ataxia, encephalitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and transverse myelitis.[] myelitis, subacute encephalitis) High rate retinal detachment ("pizza pie" retinopathy), presents w/ floaters & visual field Δs (CD4 50) Cough, fever, sparse sputum production[] pneumonitis Malignant pleural effusion Neoplasm Occupational lung disease Pulmonary embolus Pulmonary hemorrhage or infarction Radiation pneumonitis Sarcoidosis Wegener's[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    myelitis with paraparesis, urinary retention, sensory symptoms and signs, autonomic dysfunction (including hyperhidrosis or hypohidrosis), and decreased limb temperature[] […] fibrosing alveolitis, chronic form (disorder), Usual interstitial pneumonia, fibrosis; lung, idiopathic, lung; fibrosis, idiopathic, Usual interstitial pneumonitis [Ambiguous[] Comparative clinical aspects of poliomyelitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and transverse myelitis are presented in Table 53-3.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) is characterized by contiguous inflammatory lesions of spinal cord extending to 3 vertebral segments.[] This patient developed interstitial pneumonitis later with acute respiratory failure that was attributed to disseminated TB and CMV pneumonitis.[] Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), also known as cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis, is one of a spectrum of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia.[]

  • Primary HIV Infection

    However, acute transverse myelitis (ATM) complicating PHI has not been reported after the introduction of the combination antiretroviral therapy (cART).[] Bronchoscopy and open-lung biopsy revealed interstitial pneumonitis with lymphocytes and plasma cells.[]

  • Postinfectious Disorder

    myelitis optic neuritis in children neuromyelitis optica Guillain-Barré syndrome That have the following main characteristics: these disorders are commonly postinfectious[] ., chronic interstitial pneumonia). * Table modified from reference 4. Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) denotes angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor.[] […] meningoencephalitis meningomyelitis Type 1 Excludes encephalopathy NOS ( G93.40 ) Type 2 Excludes acute transverse myelitis ( G37.3- ) alcoholic encephalopathy ( G31.2 )[]

  • Paraparesis

    The patient is a 45-year-old homosexual man who presented with transverse myelitis at the T-12 level in August 1986.[] Thoracic computed tomographic scans were normal in 9 of 10 patients and showed mild interstitial pneumonitis in 1.[] Demyelinating: Multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica (Devic’s disease), subacute combined degeneration of the cord, transverse myelitis (HSV, VZV, HIV, paraneoplastic,[]

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