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Prognostic implications of aquaporin-4 antibody status in neuromyelitis optica patients.

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Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory/demyelinating disorder predominantly affecting the optic nerves and spinal cord. Recent findings showed an underlying humoral abnormality in NMO, characterized by a serum antibody against aquaporin-4 (Aqp-4-Ab). In this study, we evaluated the Aqp-4-Ab status among Turkish patients with NMO to determine the clinical and prognostic relevance. Serum samples from 35 consecutive patients with NMO followed at a single center and diagnosed according to ...

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10.1007/s00415-010-5780-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Journal of neurology
Volume:
258
Issue:
3
Pages:
464-470
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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EISSN:
1432-1459
ISSN:
0340-5354
URN:
uuid:fb2ede8c-7d4d-4f88-9787-2a305173dd61
Source identifiers:
243892
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pubs:243892

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