Possible beneficial effect of high-dose intravenous steroid therapy in acute demyelinating disease and transverse myelitis.

Neurology 1980 Jul;30(7 Pt 2):33-6

Intravenous steroid followed by oral prednisone was administered to patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome (five), acute transverse myelitis (three), and multiple sclerosis in acute relapse (seven). Preliminary experience with each of these disorders revealed prompt clinical improvement in some patients. The approach used in this uncontrolled study deserves further investigation.

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July 1980

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