Vaccine InjuriesTransverse Myelitis (TM)
Transverse myelitis is an inflammation of the spinal cord, a major part of the central nervous system. The spinal cord carries nerve signals to and from the brain through nerves that extend from each side of the spinal cord and connect to nerves elsewhere in the body. The term myelitis refers to inflammation of the spinal cord; transverse refers to the pattern of changes in sensation—there is often a band-like sensation across the trunk of the body, with sensory changes below.
Signs and Symptoms of Transverse Myelitis (TM)
- Bladder dysfunction and/or bowel motility problems
- Pain and discomfort
- Sensory symptoms such as numbness or tingling
- Weakness in the arms/legs
*The distribution of any of the above symptoms may be symmetric affecting either the legs, arms or both
Do Not Delay
HAVE YOU DEVELOPED TRANSVERSE MYELITIS AFTER RECEIVING A VACCINE?
When a vaccine injury occurs it can be sudden or it can take years to manifest or for the injured individual to realize a vaccine was the cause. There are strict time limits for filing a vaccine injury claim so be sure to contact an attorney right away if you suspect that you have been injured by a vaccine.