Cobo-Calvo, Seplveda M, Bernard-Valnet R, Ruiz A, Brassat D, Martnez-Ylamos S,. This neurological disorder often damages the insulating material covering nerve cell fibers (myelin). Though the couple spent 16 years traveling cross-country after Barry retired as president of a manufacturing company in Connecticut, nothing prepared them for the difficult journey they would embark on when Maureen? Transverse myelitis as a sign of multiple sclerosis usually causes symptoms on only one side of your body. Complications, people with transverse myelitis usually experience only one episode.
"What is Transverse Myelitis (TM)? Infections: Bacterial infections like, lyme disease, tuberculosis, and syphilis, fungal infections of the spinal cord, like aspergillus, blastomyces, coccidioides, and cryptococcus. Another third have problems walking. It could also be caused by other myelin disorders, such as multiple sclerosis. Its often linked to: Autoimmune conditions like lupus and, sjogren's syndrome that cause inflammation. Symptoms, signs and symptoms of transverse myelitis usually develop over a few hours to a few days and may sometimes progress gradually over several weeks. When this happens to the nerves on both sides of part of your spinal cord, it's known as transverse myelitis. Depression or anxiety : Between the changes this disease makes to your body, the stress of living with it, the pain, and the sexual troubles, theres a lot to handle. 5 A lesion of the lumbar segment, the lower part of the spinal cord ( L1 S5 ) often produces a combination of upper and lower motor neuron signs in the lower limbs. Chamberlin SL, Narins B, eds. Sexual problems: Men may have trouble getting an erection.