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Status of diagnostic approaches to AQP4-IgG seronegative NMO and NMO/MS overlap syndromes

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Distinguishing aquaporin-4 IgG(AQP4-IgG)-negative neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD) from opticospinal predominant multiple sclerosis (MS) is a clinical challenge with important treatment implications. The objective of the study was to examine whether expert clinicians diagnose and treat NMO/MS overlapping patients in a similar way. 12 AQP4-IgG-negative patients were selected to cover the range of clinical scenarios encountered in an NMO clinic. 27 NMO and MS experts reviewed the...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s00415-015-7952-8

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University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
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Chaudhuri, A
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Publisher:
Springer-Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Neurology Journal website
Publication date:
2015-11-03
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EISSN:
1432-1459
ISSN:
0340-5354
URN:
uuid:85d62d81-6a25-4b8c-bea6-73aa6fb45049
Source identifiers:
579702
Local pid:
pubs:579702

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