Subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy (SMON) following pneumonitis. Serologic confirmation three and a half years after death.

@article{Chambers1976SubacuteM,
  title={Subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy (SMON) following pneumonitis. Serologic confirmation three and a half years after death.},
  author={Cindy Chambers and J V Straumfjord and Lawrence J Clowry and Yoko Nishibe and Yasuhiro Inoue},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1976},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={531-6}
}
A case of fulminant subacute myelooptico-neuropathy that occurred in a native American women following pneumonitis instead of the usual gastrointestinal dysfunction is reported. After the acute stage, which left the patient paraplegic and partially blind, she suffered an exacerbation which resulted in her death 11 months after the onset of illness. Autopsy disclosed symmetric optic and spinal demyelination. Neutralizing antibody titer against subacute, myelo-optico-neuropathy virus was… CONTINUE READING