Demyelinating optic neuritis presenting as a clinically isolated syndrome.

@article{Holdeman2012DemyelinatingON,
  title={Demyelinating optic neuritis presenting as a clinically isolated syndrome.},
  author={Nicky R. Holdeman and Tammy N. Nguyen and Rosa Ana Tang},
  journal={Optometry},
  year={2012},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={
          9-18
        }
}
BACKGROUND Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) describes a single, first-occurrence attack caused by inflammation/demyelination in 1 or more locations in the central nervous system. The optic nerve is a frequent site affected by this neurologic event. As the name implies, CIS is an isolated condition but is often considered a precursor to multiple sclerosis (MS). When distinctive brain lesions detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accompany CIS, the person is considered at a high risk for… CONTINUE READING
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