A case of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM): neuromyelitis optica

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), characterised by longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM), was previously thought to be a variant of multiple sclerosis. Transverse myelitis may be a manifestation of autoimmune connective tissue diseases and NMO is now recognised to be a humorally mediated autoimmune disease. We present a case of NMO associated with… CONTINUE READING