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Neuromyelitis optica with onset in childhood and adolescence.
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica with onset before the age of 18 years is a relatively rare, yet potentially devastating condition. The objective of the present study was to contribute to the study ofExpand
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Multiple sclerosis in South America: month of birth in different latitudes does not seem to interfere with the prevalence or progression of the disease.
OBJECTIVE To assess whether the month of birth in different latitudes of South America might influence the presence or severity of multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life. METHODS Neurologists inExpand
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Long-Term Effects of Exposure to Disease-Modifying Drugs in the Offspring of Mothers with Multiple Sclerosis: A Retrospective Chart Review
IntroductionMultiple sclerosis (MS) mainly affects women of fertile age. To date, the only recommendation for women with MS intending to become pregnant is to stop all treatment. This recommendationExpand
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Postpartum Treatment With Immunoglobulin Does Not Prevent Relapses of Multiple Sclerosis in the Mother
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, neurological, immune-mediated disease that can worsen in the postpartum period. There is no consensus on the use of immunoglobulin for prevention of diseaseExpand
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Definition and diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy: consensus from the Peripheral Neuropathy Scientific Department of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology.
The aim of this study was to describe the results of a Brazilian Consensus on Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN). Fifteen neurologists (members of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology) reviewed a preliminaryExpand
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Real-life experience with fampridine (Fampyra®) for patients with multiple sclerosis and gait disorders.
BACKGROUND Fampridine is a broad-spectrum voltage-dependent potassium channel blocker that enhances synaptic transmission. The drug has been shown to be able to ameliorate conduction in demyelinatedExpand
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How do we manage and treat a patient with multiple sclerosis at risk of tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis continues to be a serious health problem worldwide. The disease continues to be underdiagnosed and not properly treated. In conditions that affect the immune system, such as multipleExpand
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Clinical Characteristics of Patients With Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders With Early Onset
Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder is a severe and disabling disease that manifests with severe relapses of optic neuritis, longitudinally extensive myelitis, and/or brainstem syndromes. TheExpand
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CIDP in elderly patients with sensory ataxia: Never forget to think about Contactin 1 spectrum
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired disorder of peripheral nerves. Paranodal axoglial junctions formed by the association of contactin-1 (CNTN1),Expand