"Encephalomyelitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A general term indicating inflammation of the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD, often used to indicate an infectious process, but also applicable to a variety of autoimmune and toxic-metabolic conditions. There is significant overlap regarding the usage of this term and ENCEPHALITIS in the literature.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Encephalomyelitis" by people in Profiles.
Janus-like effects of type I interferon in autoimmune diseases. Immunol Rev. 2012 Jul; 248(1):23-35.