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Hypertrophic pachymeningitis: significance of myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody.
The aim of this study was to elucidate the characteristics, pathogenesis and treatment strategy of hypertrophic pachymeningitis that is associated with myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmicExpand
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Cognitive impairment and cortical degeneration in neuromyelitis optica
Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOsd) is an inflammatory and demyelinating syndrome characterized by optic neuritis and myelitis. Several magnetization transfer magnetic resonance imagingExpand
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Clinicopathological features in anterior visual pathway in neuromyelitis optica
Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOsd) is an autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system characterized by aquaporin‐4 (AQP4) autoantibodies. The aim of this study was to elucidate theExpand
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Relapse of multiple sclerosis in a patient retaining CCR7-expressing T cells in CSF under fingolimod therapy
Fingolimod acts as a functional antagonist of the sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor, and it traps lymphocytes in secondary lymphoid organs and precludes their migration into the central nervousExpand
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The 25th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Neuroimmunology (JSNI)
The 25th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Neuroimmunology (JSNI) 27–29 September 2013, Kaikyo Messe Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan Sema4A inhibits the therapeutic effect of IFN-b in EAE ToruExpand
Immune‐mediated hypertrophic pachymeningitis: Clinical significance of anti‐neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis)
Hypertrophic pachymeningitis (HP) is a rare clinical disorder involving localized or diffuse thickening of the dura mater. HP is considered to be associated with several granulomatous disorders: (i)Expand