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Acute fulminant demyelinating disease: a descriptive study of 60 patients.
BACKGROUND Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is characterized by a severe inflammatory attack, frequently secondary to infectious events or vaccinations. To date, no clear criteria existExpand
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Cognitive functions in neuromyelitis optica.
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is characterized by optic neuritis and longitudinally extensive acute transverse myelitis. The brain is generally considered healthy in NMO, though very recentExpand
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Long-term follow-up of neuromyelitis optica with a pediatric onset
Background: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare inflammatory disease. Average age at onset is 35 years. Few data exist on patients with pediatric-onset NMO (p-NMO), with disease onset before age 18Expand
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Acute limbic encephalitis and glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies: A reality?
Limbic encephalitis (LE) associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies (GAD-Ab) is rare. We describe a 30-year-old male with acute LE and GAD-Ab, with follow-up during 2 years of cognitiveExpand
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Is neuromyelitis optica associated with human leukocyte antigen?
Background To establish whether or not multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuromyelitis optica (NMO) are different pathological entities, we wondered whether MS patients and NMO patients share the sameExpand
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Evaluation of health‐related quality of life, fatigue and depression in neuromyelitis optica
Background:  The burden of multiple sclerosis (MS) includes fatigue, depression and worsening of health‐related quality of life (HRQOL). These changes have not been yet measured in neuromyelitisExpand
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Diffusion tensor imaging of normal-appearing white matter in neuromyelitis optica.
OBJECTIVES Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system characterized by severe attacks of optic neuritis and myelitis. Brain was classically, unlike inExpand
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White matter volume is decreased in the brain of patients with neuromyelitis optica
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory disease involving predominantly the spinal cord and optic nerves. Whether patients with NMO have a loss in white or grey matter (GM) volumes remains toExpand
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Optical coherence tomography in neuromyelitis optica.
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory disease with combined features of optic neuritis and myelitis. This pathologic entity may induce severe disability, including visual loss andExpand
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Natural history of adult-onset eIF2B-related disorders: a multi-centric survey of 16 cases.
Mutations in one of the five eukaryotic initiation factor 2B genes (EIF2B1-5) were first described in childhood ataxia with cerebral hypomyelination--vanishing white matter syndrome. The syndrome isExpand
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