Immune-mediated optic neuritis after unrelated allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.

@article{Ooi1998ImmunemediatedON,
  title={Immune-mediated optic neuritis after unrelated allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Joon A. Ooi and Satoshi Takahashi and Kenji Tajika and Arinobu Tojo and Kenzaburo Tani and S Higetaka Asano},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1998},
  volume={91 7},
  pages={
          2619
        }
}
There have been few reports on immune-mediated neurological disturbances and none on solitary occurrence of optic neuritis after bone marrow transplantation (BMT). We experienced a very rare case of immune-mediated optic neuritis as one symptom of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). A 34-year-old man with chronic myelogenous leukemia in accelerated phase received BMT from a human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-matched unrelated donor. Their histocompatibility antigens included DR2, which is often… CONTINUE READING

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