Anti-aquaporin-4 antibody-positive optic neuritis.

  title={Anti-aquaporin-4 antibody-positive optic neuritis.},
  author={Mineo Takagi and Keiko Tanaka and Tone Suzuki and Atsushi Miki and Masatoyo Nishizawa and Haruki Abe},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  volume={87 5},
PURPOSE It has recently been reported that the anti-aquaporin-4 antibody (AQP4-Ab) can be a specific marker of neuromyelitis optica. We present three cases of optic neuritis (ON) where the patients tested positive for AQP4-Ab, but showed no neurological signs. METHODS Sera were obtained from 32 Japanese patients with ON and no other neurological… CONTINUE READING