Leber hereditary optic neuropathy mimicking neuromyelitis optica.


Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is rarely associated with multiple sclerosis-like features. We present a case of a 65-year-old African American woman with LHON masquerading as neuromyelitis optica (NMO). We highlight the features of the clinical examination and MRI that were suggestive of an alternative diagnosis and review the literature regarding… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/WNO.0b013e318225247b


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@article{McClelland2011LeberHO, title={Leber hereditary optic neuropathy mimicking neuromyelitis optica.}, author={Collin M. McClelland and Gregory P Van Stavern and Alexandros C. Tselis}, journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society}, year={2011}, volume={31 3}, pages={265-8} }