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Write-up: On September 2, 2007, patient''s left leg became paralyzed. She was taken to the emergency room and hospitalized for 13 days. The doctors at hospital diagnosed her with non-infectious A.D.E.M. 04/11/2008 MR received from hospital for DOS 9/6-10/2008 where pt was sent for diagnostic testing to r/o AVM. D/C DX: was Spinal cord anterior spinal artery infarct. Pt was transfered to another facility where Final DX was made. Pt initially had presented to local facility with sudden onset L lower extremity plegia. 04/28/2008 MR received for DOS 9/10-15/2007 with D/C DX: Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis (ADEM). Urinary Tract infection. Pt admitted after transfer from above admission. Pt initially presented with Left leg weakness/paralysis and upper back pain. Upon admission pt was unable to void and later had urinary incontinence. Tx with solumedrol and abx for UTI. At D/C pt still with decreased strength of LLE, depressed reflexes and unable to bear weight independantly. Using a walker. Will continue with Outpt rehab. 1/20/2010 Patient stil has not been able to walk or run normal. She is still receiving physical therapy 2x a week. Follow-up Information 06-MAY-2008:
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