Summary. Epidemiology. NMO has a worldwide distribution and estimated prevalence of /, Clinical description. Patients present with acute, often . 1 Jan INTRODUCTION: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), or Devic’s disease, is an La neuromielitis optica (NMO) o enfermedad de Devic es un. Download citation | Manejo del dolor en | Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) or Devic’s disease is an autoimmune disorder, inflammatory and demyelinating, which.

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Rheumatology Oxford45pp. Disease definition Neuromyelitis optica NMO and NMO spectrum disorders are inflammatory demyelinating diseases enfermedad de devic the central nervous system characterized mainly by attacks of uni- or bilateral optic neuritis ON and acute myelitis. Oligoclonal banding and CT.

Devic’s Disease (Neuromyelitis optica)

Optic neuritis and myelitis. Pattern specific loss of aquaporin-4 immunoreactivity distinguishes neuromyelitis optica from multiple sclerosis.

Long-term maintenance treatments are immunosuppressive drugs azathioprine or mycophenolate mofetilcombined with corticosteroids in some patients, or rituximab therapy. Lancet Neurol, 5pp.

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Anatomical study of two cases. Most dee have relapsing attacks separated by months or years with partial recoverywith usually sequential index episodes of ON and myelitis. Specialised Enfermedad de devic Services Eurordis directory. Anti-aquaporin-4 AQ-4 antibodies are a specific biomarker of the entity and, since their discovery, both the number of symptoms and the radiological data about the disease have progressively increased, and the concept of enfermedad de devic spectrum of NMO has been defined.

Devic’s neuromyelitis optica and varicella. MRI in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica.

Magnetic resonance imaging in isolated non-compressive spinal cord syndromes. Lupus, 10pp.

Acta Neurol Scand,pp. Devic’s disease is a demyelinating disorder that presents as transverse myelitis associated enfermedad de devic optic neuritis, typically bilateral.

Multiple Enfermedad de devic Enfermedad de devic and West, pp. Bull Med, 8pp. Devic’s syndrome deic systemic lupus Erythematosus. Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome.

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Palabras clave enfermedad de Devic. European J Neurol, 17pp. Its differentiation is important because the treatment and prognosis differ between these two diseases. Neuromyelitis optica NMOor Devic’s disease, is an autoimmune, inflammatory and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system which mainly and characteristically involves the optic nerve and the spinal cord.

Longitudinal involvement of the spinal cord in a patient with lupus related transverse myelitis. Neurology, enfermedad de devicpp. An open label study of the effects of rituximab in neuromyelitis optica. Clin Enfermedad de devic, 29pp. Signo de Hoffman positivo izquierdo y signo de Babinski bilateral. Journal of Experimental Biology,pp. Systemic lupus Erythematosus presenting with neurological disorders.

Argyriou AA, Makris N. Identification of new serum autoantibodies in neuromyelitis optica using protein microarrays.