Brain abnormalities in neuromyelitis optica.

@article{Pittock2006BrainAI,
  title={Brain abnormalities in neuromyelitis optica.},
  author={Sean J. Pittock and Vanda A. Lennon and Karl N Krecke and Dean M. Wingerchuk and C F Lucchinetti and Brian G. Weinshenker},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={390-6}
}
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a severe demyelinating disease defined principally by its tendency to selectively affect optic nerves and the spinal cord causing recurrent attacks of blindness and paralysis. Contemporary diagnostic criteria require absence of clinical disease outside the optic nerve or spinal cord. We have, however, frequently encountered patients with a well-established diagnosis of NMO in whom either asymptomatic or symptomatic brain lesions develop suggesting that… CONTINUE READING
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