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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, with massive necrosis of the spinal cord, probably due to antitetanus serum
  1. A. A. Miller,
  2. F. Ramsden
  1. Group Laboratory, Preston Royal Infirmary


    The clinical and pathological findings are described of a fatal case of acute haemorrhagic leucoencephalitis and disseminated encephalomyelitis with acute necrosis of the white matter of the spinal cord. It is suggested that the reaction was a severe immunological response of an allergic nature, probably due to antitetanus serum.

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