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First documented case of Devic ’ s neuromyelitis optica in Niger Premier cas documenté de neuromyélite optique de Devic au Niger

@inproceedings{Assadeck2017FirstDC,
  title={First documented case of Devic ’ s neuromyelitis optica in Niger Premier cas document{\'e} de neuromy{\'e}lite optique de Devic au Niger},
  author={Hamid Assadeck and Moussa Toudou Daouda and Youssoufa Maiga and Fatimata Hassane Djibo and Djibo Douma Maiga and Eric Adehossi Omar},
  year={2017}
}
  • Hamid Assadeck, Moussa Toudou Daouda, +3 authors Eric Adehossi Omar
  • Published 2017
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  • Jaccr Africa 2017, Vol 1, Num 1 www.jaccrafrica.com Abstract Devic’s neuromyelitis optica is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system that mainly affects spinal cord, optic nerve and brain regions with high aquaporin 4 antigen expression. We report the first documented case of Devic's neuromyelitis optica in Niger. It was a 66-year-old black man who had presented a rapidly progressive flaccid tetraplegia associated with vesico-sphincteral disorders, in whom… CONTINUE READING

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