Cerebrospinal fluid levels of iodothyronines and nerve growth factor in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica.

@article{Jiang2009CerebrospinalFL,
  title={Cerebrospinal fluid levels of iodothyronines and nerve growth factor in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica.},
  author={Ying Jiang and Yu Yang and Bin Zhang and Fuhua Peng and Jian Bao and Xueqiang Hu},
  journal={Neuro endocrinology letters},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={85-90}
}
OBJECTIVE Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the human central nervous system (CNS) and a major cause of neurological disability among adults in North America and Europe. Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a very severe disease of inflammatory demyelination located in the optic chiasm, nerves and the spinal cord. The aim of this study is to assess thyroid hormone (TH) and nerve growth factor (NGF) levels in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of MS, NMO patients and controls… CONTINUE READING