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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The occurrence of anti-MOG antibodies in NMO with other coexisting autoimmune disease is thought to be rare (5).
Therapies with proven efficacy in Multiple Sclerosis have not appeared to be useful in NMO. Acute attacks are usually treated with high dose glucocorticoids.
NMO, like all autoimmune diseases, occurs when the immune system attacks its own healthy tissues as if they were harmful invaders.
The study followed sixteen NMO patients, taking 10mg/day of orally administered cetirizine for one year.
NMO corrections can be categorized by three classifications: (1) if the NMO velocity ([v.sub.NMO]) is too high, then it will have a shape of a downward convex reflector, (2) if the [v.sub.NMO] is correct, then the reflector will be flat on t = [t.sub.0], and (3) if [v.sub.NMO] is too low, then the reflector will be an upward convex reflector.
She was diagnosed with NMO in 2016 after initially presenting with symptoms concerning for area postrema syndrome, followed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showing a spinal cord lesion from C2-T1 and a positive aquaporin-4 (AQP4) autoantibody.
In the present study, we tested the effects of this combination treatment on a novel rodent NMO model, which has clinical characteristics of severe inflammation and demyelination in the CNS.
There are currently indications that there might be mild muscle pathology in patients with NMO [16-18].
This study tried to correlate the etiology of NCM with the radiological findings, which is a very helpful tool in prognosticating the disease process, especially in MS and NMO. The study has following limitations.
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a severe inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) of autoimmune etiology that mainly affects the optic nerves and spinal cord [1].
The present work is concerned with the study of the performance of FBG coated with NMO materials to sense biomaterials.
It is an amazing achievement for Ross, who was struck down by neuromyelitis optica (NMO) in March 2014 and within a month was in hospital in Calderdale, completely blind and paralysed and on an intravenous drip.