[Encephalopathy and neuromyelitis optica: the importance of recognising atypical symptoms].

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INTRODUCTION Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), or Devic's disease, is an autoimmune, inflammatory and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system which mainly and characteristically involves the optic nerve and the spinal cord. Anti-aquaporin-4 (AQ-4) antibodies are a specific biomarker of the entity and, since their discovery, both the number of symptoms… (More)

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