James had a second MRI in December 2010, 4 months after his illness and the results were very promising. The legions in his brain had almost gone, and his recovery was amazing. James is now part of a Research Project studying the effect of Demyelinating illnesses, which involves a twice yearly visit to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for a catch up with the Paediatric Neurologist. At his last check up we highlighted that James often has blank spells where he goes into himself for about 15 seconds before snapping out of it. Due to this he has had a second EEG to monitor brain activity and see if there is any link with epilepsy. We are still waiting for the results, but are sure that whatever the outcome, James will battle through in his own way.
A beautiful post from Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) Support