Neuroinflammatory disordersNeuroinflammatory disordersNeuroinflammatory disordersNEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Brain;Eyes;SpineNervous system;Immune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Headache;Vision problems2020-10-30T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Neuroinflammatory disorders are conditions where parts of the central nervous system are affected by inflammation. Learn about inflammation, the different types of neuroinflammatory disorders, how they are treated and how to cope with illness.</p><p>Neuroinflammatory disorders are conditions where parts of the central nervous system are affected by inflammation. Learn about inflammation, the different types of neuroinflammatory disorders, how they are treated and how to cope with illness.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">About inflammation</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Inflammation is the body's protective response against infection. Learn about the signs and symptoms of inflammation and how your body fights it.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=926&language=English">Inflammation and the immune system</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Neuroinflammatory disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Neuroinflammatory disorders are conditions in which the parts of the central nervous system (the brain, spinal cord, and/or optic nerves) are affected by inflammation. Learn about the different types of neuroinflammatory disorders and their signs and symptoms.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=925&language=English">Inflammatory brain disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=914&language=English">CNS vasculitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=927&language=English">Antibody-mediated inflammatory brain disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=928&language=English">Antibody-mediated inflammatory brain disease (diagnosis)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Treatment</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p> Learn about how different neuroinflammatory disorders are treated and about the different medications used in treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1174&language=English">Antibody-mediated inflammatory brain disease (treatment)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1173&language=English">CNS vasculitis: Treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=112&language=English">Cotrimoxazole</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=195&language=English">Mycophenolate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=221&language=English">Prednisone, Prednisolone, and Dexamethasone (corticosteroids), taken for a short time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=233&language=English">Rituximab</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Living with a neuroinflammatory disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the lifestyle changes your child may encounter living with a neuroinflammatory disorder and the techniques your family can employ to cope with illness.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1126&language=English">CNS vasculitis: Coping with illness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1127&language=English">CNS vasculitis: Lifestyle changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1128&language=English">CNS vasculitis: Lifestyle changes for school-aged children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1129&language=English">CNS vasculitis: Lifestyle changes for teenagers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1130&language=English">CNS vasculitis: Tips from experienced parents</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1987&language=English">Immunizations for children and teens with suppressed immune systems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2438&language=English">Living with inflammatory brain disease</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Neuroinflammatory_disorders_learning_hub.jpgneuroinflam