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Symptomatic brain involvement as the initial manifestation of neuromyelitis optica.

Abstract:

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory demyelinating disorder that predominantly affects the optic nerve and spinal cord; however, symptomatic brain involvement is not rare and is sometimes an initial manifestation in NMO. In this study, we investigated the characteristic features of patients with NMO with symptomatic brain involvement as the initial manifestation of disease (NMO(brain)) compared with patients with NMO who presented initially with optic neuritis or myelitis (NMO(ON/mye...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2012.08.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
20
Issue:
7
Pages:
938-942
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:64588fce-9ead-4c59-afb4-2def4dce9038
Source identifiers:
420234
Local pid:
pubs:420234

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