Hypothalamic abnormality in patients with inflammatory demyelinating disorders.

@article{Gao2016HypothalamicAI,
  title={Hypothalamic abnormality in patients with inflammatory demyelinating disorders.},
  author={Cong Fen Gao and Linzhan Wu and Xiao-hui Chen and Youming Long and Rong Zhong and Ning Yang and Yaotang Chen},
  journal={The International journal of neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={126 11},
  pages={1036-43}
}
BACKGROUND Hypothalamic lesions in neuromyelitis optica (NMO) patients might be more specific for NMO than multiple sclerosis (MS). However, this is controversial. OBJECTIVE To characterize clinical features of patients with inflammatory demyelinating disorders (IDDs) with visible hypothalamic lesions using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). METHODS… CONTINUE READING