neuromyelitis

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neuromyelitis

[¦nu̇r·ō‚mī·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the spinal cord and of nerves.
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Variants of interferon regulatory factor 5 are associated with neither neuromyelitis optica nor multiple sclerosis in the Southeastern Han Chinese population.
Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder as an initial presentation of primary Sjogren's syndrome.
EFNS guidelines on diagnosis and management of neuromyelitis optica," European Journal of Neurology, vol.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's Syndrome)
Influence of pregnancy on neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.
It had been widely described in conjunction with neuromyelitis optica (NMO); however, as rightly pointed out by Trebst and colleagues, "it's not all neuromyelitis optica;" it's rather part of its diagnostic criteria and may be its initial or limited form, (5,7) and NMO accounts for only half of adult cases of isolated LETM in adults.
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder in Patients With Connective Tissue Disease and Myelitis.
PHILADELPHIA -- A proposed revision of the neuromyelitis optica diagnostic criteria takes into account newly appreciated variations in how the disease can present clinically.
After years of inconclusive tests, she was finally diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica, or NMO, a rare autoimmune disease that attacks the optic nerves and spinal cord, in 2003.
Neuromyelitis optica clinical manifestations and neuroimaging features.
Annexon's mission is to develop a new class of drugs to inhibit the complement system and halt the progression of multiple neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma, Parkinson's disease, spinal muscular atrophy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica and peripheral nervous system diseases including Guillain-Barre
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) or Devic's disease is an autoimmune disorder affecting the optic nerve and spinal cord, where the aquaporin-4 water channel (AQP4) plays an important role.