Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 06, 2017
  • Author: J Nicholas Brenton, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Abducens (VI) nerve palsy

Adrenoleukodystrophy

Adrenomyeloneuropathy

Bacterial meningitis

Behçet disease

CNS vasculitis

Echinococcosis

Gliomatosis cerebri

Hashimoto's Encephalopathy

Hypersensitivity vasculitides

Leukodystrophies (hereditary)

Mitochondrial disorders

Moyamoya disease

Neuroaxonal dystrophy

Neuromyelitis optica

Paraneoplastic disorders (NMDAR encephalitis)

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Toluene encephalopathy

Toxic subacute myelopticoneuropathy

Differential Diagnoses