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Sjögren's syndrome myelopathy: Spinal cord involvement in Sjögren's syndrome might be a manifestation of neuromyelitis optica

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Objective: To evaluate clinical characteristics, aquaporin (AQP)-4 antibody results, and probability of developing symptoms of neuromyelitis optica (NMO) in patients with Sjögren's syndrome myelopathy (SSM). Methods: We identified eight patients with spinal cord involvement from 112 patients with Sjögren's syndrome (SS) referred to the neurology department. The clinical characteristics and AQP-4 antibody status, based on immunoprecipitation of EGFP-tagged AQP-4, of the patients with SSM were ...

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10.1177/1352458509106636

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Multiple Sclerosis
Volume:
15
Issue:
9
Pages:
1062-1068
Publication date:
2009
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ISSN:
1352-4585
URN:
uuid:94208bc0-d3e0-41e2-8d8d-4d4a8dfefca8
Source identifiers:
243484
Local pid:
pubs:243484

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