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Neuromyelitis Optica

Neuromyelitis Optica: Introduction

Neuromyelitis Optica: A demyelinating disorder associated with transverse myelopathy and optic neuritis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Neuromyelitis Optica is available below.

Symptoms of Neuromyelitis Optica

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Neuromyelitis Optica: Complications

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Causes of Neuromyelitis Optica

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Neuromyelitis Optica: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Neuromyelitis Optica

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Clinical Trials for Neuromyelitis Optica

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Definitions of Neuromyelitis Optica:

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) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Neuromyelitis Optica as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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