|Name||Transverse Myelitis (TM)|
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|Symptoms of Transverse Myelitis
||Transverse Myelitis is a rare neurological disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord across one level of the cord. The main symptoms of the disease are reduced muscle strength and altered sensation below the affected area.|
|Useful national contacts||Transverse Myelitis Society
Find your nearest support group:
Brain and Spine Foundation
|News and events||TM Awareness Day is 9th June
|Online resources||Rare Disease UK (RDUK) is the national alliance for people in the UK with rare diseases
RareShare is a unique social forum, building communities for patients, families, and healthcare professionals affected by rare disorders.
Transverse Myelitis Association (U.S.)
This includes the Brain & Spine Foundation's booklet Transverse myelitis.