Neuromyelitis Optica

Known as: Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder, Devics Disease, Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Spectrum Disorder 
A syndrome characterized by acute OPTIC NEURITIS; MYELITIS, TRANSVERSE; demyelinating and/or necrotizing lesions in the OPTIC NERVES and SPINAL CORD… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
INTRODUCTION Since the discovery of aquaporin-1 (AQP1) as a water channel, more than 2,000 articles, reviews and chapters have… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Neuromyelitis optica is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system associated with autoantibodies… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Severe inflammation and astrocyte loss with profound demyelination in spinal cord and optic nerves are typical… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE The serum of most neuromyelitis optica (NMO) patients contains autoantibodies (NMO-IgGs) directed against the aquaporin… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Neuromyelitis optica (also known as Devic's disease) is an idiopathic, severe, demyelinating disease of the central nervous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The authors previously proposed diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica (NMO) that facilitate its distinction… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a severe demyelinating disease defined principally by its tendency to selectively affect… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVE We investigated whether neuromyelitis optica (NMO) IgG seropositivity at the initial presentation of longitudinally… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica is an inflammatory demyelinating disease with generally poor prognosis that selectively targets… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Devic's disease [neuromyelitis optica (NMO)] is an idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the CNS, characterized by… (More)
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