Parainfectious

Occurring at the time of and in association with an acute infection or an episode of infection. For example, transverse myelitis (a disorder of the spinal cord) can occur parainfectiously in association with a number of viral and bacterial illnesses.

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para·in·fec·tious (par″ə-in-fekґshəs) pertaining to manifestations of infectious disease that are caused by the immune response to the infectious agent.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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