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Clinical characteristics, prognosis, and seropositivity to the anti-aquaporin-4 antibody in Korean patients with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis.

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Longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) is a syndrome with extensive spinal cord lesions spanning three or more vertebral segments on spinal cord MRI. Although many reports have indicated that LETM is a characteristic feature of neuoromyelitis optica (NMO) in Western countries, the clinical characteristics and risk for development of NMO in Korean patients with LETM is not clear. We retrospectively investigated the clinical, laboratory, radiological features, and prognosis of Kore...

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10.1007/s00415-009-5438-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Journal of neurology
Volume:
257
Issue:
6
Pages:
920-925
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1432-1459
ISSN:
0340-5354
URN:
uuid:42fa5620-8407-4827-bc80-372f9e8fd629
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243736
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pubs:243736

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