Devic disease: Introduction
Devic disease: A rare nerve disorder involving demyelination of spinal cord and eye nerves.
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Symptoms of Devic disease
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Definitions of Devic disease:
A syndrome characterized by acute OPTIC NEURITIS in combination with acute MYELITIS, TRANSVERSE. Demyelinating and/or necrotizing lesions form in one or both optic nerves and in the spinal cord. The onset of optic neuritis and myelitis may be simultaneous or separated by several months. (J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1996 Apr;60(4):382-387)
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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Devic disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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