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Practice current: how do you treat neuromyelitis optica?

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Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory disorder of the CNS that preferentially affects the optic nerve and spinal cord, causing optic neuritis and transverse myelitis, the latter typically being associated with longitudinally extensive signal change on MRI. It is estimated to affect about 1-3 individuals per 100,000 in the general world population, but is overrepresented in nonwhite populations (particularly Asians and those of Afro-Caribbean descent) as a major proportion of CNS demye...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000352

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Academy of Neurology Publisher's website
Journal:
Neurology: Clinical Practice Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
170-178
Publication date:
2017-03-24
Acceptance date:
2016-12-15
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EISSN:
2163-0933
ISSN:
2163-0402
Source identifiers:
691296
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pubs:691296
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uuid:6ed4a424-82bc-4abb-a8ff-0d20801dc692
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pubs:691296
Deposit date:
2017-05-04

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