Kavita Sohan Barhate

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BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an immune-mediated inflammatory demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system with a predilection for the optic nerves and the spinal cord. Immunopathological evidence suggests that the target antigen of the disease is aquaporin-4. An IgG antibody against this protein has been explored as a molecular marker(More)
An 18 years old mentally retarded male, with morphologic features suggestive of Down syndrome was admitted with fever since 3 weeks. Karyotyping proved trisomy 21. Prominent thyroid swelling with resting tachycardia and hyper-irritability was present. He was found to have multiple renal abscesses and was treated with antibiotics. Thyroid function tests(More)
BACKGROUND There is insufficient data on the clinical and radiological features of neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD) from India. OBJECTIVE The objective of the following study is to examine the clinico-radiological features of NMO and NMOSD in an Indian cohort. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study(More)
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