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The borderland of neuromyelitis optica.

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Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), also known as Devic's disease, is an emerging clinical and pathological entity originally thought to be a variant of multiple sclerosis. Characterised by episodes of demyelination confined to the optic nerve and spinal cord, the discovery in such patients of antibodies to the aquaporin-4 channel has been largely responsible for defining the phenotype to date. Recently it has become clear that there is a borderland where there are patients with optic neuritis-only a...

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10.1136/jnnp.2009.193888

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Practical neurology
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
Pages:
335-340
Publication date:
2009-12-05
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EISSN:
1474-7766
ISSN:
1474-7758
URN:
uuid:763e6aef-2b99-412b-80a4-e52c9964e8b1
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241258
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pubs:241258

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