Oligodendrocytes are damaged by neuromyelitis optica immunoglobulin G via astrocyte injury.

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Devic's neuromyelitis optica is an inflammatory demyelinating disorder normally restricted to the optic nerves and spinal cord. Since the identification of a specific autoantibody directed against aquaporin 4, neuromyelitis optica-immunoglobulin G/aquaporin 4 antibody, neuromyelitis optica has been considered an entity distinct from multiple sclerosis… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/brain/awq177

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