Relapse of neuromyelitis optica during pregnancy--treatment options and literature review.

@article{Jurewicz2015RelapseON,
  title={Relapse of neuromyelitis optica during pregnancy--treatment options and literature review.},
  author={Anna Jurewicz and Krzysztof W. Selmaj},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={130},
  pages={159-61}
}
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare demyelinating disorder haracterized by recurrent optic neuritis and longitudinal extensive ransverse myelitis (LETM). The pathogenesis of NMO is still under xtensive study with recent findings supporting the pathological ole for humoral immunity, with the production of anti-aquaporinautoantibodies of the IgG class combined with the activation of he complement cascade [1,2]. These data indicate a distinctive athology of NMO compared to MS and recognition of… CONTINUE READING
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