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Myasthenia gravis and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder: a multicenter study of 16 patients.

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OBJECTIVE: To describe 16 patients with a coincidence of 2 rare diseases: aquaporin-4 antibody (AQP4-Ab)-mediated neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (AQP4-NMOSD) and acetylcholine receptor antibody (AChR-Ab)-mediated myasthenia gravis (AChR-MG). METHODS: The clinical details and antibody results of 16 patients with AChR-MG and AQP4-NMOSD were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS: All had early-onset AChR-MG, the majority with mild generalized disease, and a high proportion achieved remission...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
78
Issue:
20
Pages:
1601-1607
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Source identifiers:
329102
Language:
English
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pubs:329102
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uuid:fdffad92-b423-47ea-bf11-886194ea52be
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pubs:329102
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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