Cognitive functions in neuromyelitis optica.

  title={Cognitive functions in neuromyelitis optica.},
  author={F Blanc and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Z{\'e}phir and Christine Lebrun and Pierre Labauge and Giovanni Castelnovo and Marie Fleury and François Sellal and Christine Tranchant and Kathy Dujardin and Patrick Vermersch and J{\'e}r{\^o}me de S{\'e}ze},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={65 1},
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is characterized by optic neuritis and longitudinally extensive acute transverse myelitis. The brain is generally considered healthy in NMO, though very recent studies have demonstrated that magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities may be observed in various brain regions of NMO patients. To date, cognitive functions have never been investigated in NMO. OBJECTIVE To investigate cognitive functions in a cohort of 30 patients with NMO. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING

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