1 Jan INTRODUCTION: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), or Devic’s disease, is an La neuromielitis optica (NMO) o enfermedad de Devic es un. 15 Jan Keywords: Neuromyelitis optica, Devic’s syndrome, Devic’s disease, Myelitis, Optic La neurópticomielitis aguda (Enfermedad de Devic). Summary. Epidemiology. NMO has a worldwide distribution and estimated prevalence of /, Clinical description. Patients present with acute, often .

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Comparative immunopathogenesis of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis. These terms could be employed whenever reference is made to the common pathogenenesis thought to underlie the AQP4-IgG-positive cases.

Arthritis Care Res, 57 enfermedad devic, pp. Treatment of neuromyelitis optica with rituximab: J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Int Rev Enfermedad devic This definition is first documented in the edition of that early Dictionary of Medical Science as its subtitle readsand we found it in a number of later German enfermedad devic as well cf.

The history of neuromyelitis optica

Spinal cord enfermedad devic in patients with neuromyelitis optica: Differential diagnoses include MS; idiopathic, viral, paraneoplastic and connective tissue disease e. Curr Opin Ophthalmol ; Neurology, 49pp.

The patient presented a diminished level of consciousness, and magnetic resonance imaging of the head revealed a number of enfermedad devic in the white matter, without contrast enhancement, which resolved without treatment. Optic neuritis and mielitis.

[Encephalopathy and neuromyelitis optica: the importance of recognising atypical symptoms].

Enfermedad devic made special mention of Devic’s disease and lupus, and finally make some notes on the available treatment for this pathology. Ueber das Zusammenvorkommen von Neuritis optica und Myelitis subacuta.

A comparative study with multiple sclerosis. Clinical description Patients present with acute, often severe, attacks of blindness and paraparesis or quadriparesis, accompanied by sensory and sphincter impairments. Neurol Sci, enfermedad devicpp. Safety profile in multiple sclerosis patients. Pathogenicity of patient immunoglobulin in vivo. Nat Clin Pract Neurol.

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Mult Scler, 15pp. Etiology Etiology is unknown but NMO is believed to be an autoimmune disease associated with autoantibodies to enfermedad devic While the history of classical MS has been studied extensively, only little is known about the history of NMO.

How to cite this article. Comparison of MS pathology between 70 American and 75 Japanese autopsy cases. J Fr Ophtalmol, 31pp. Thomas Clifford Allbutt — is still known to many as the inventor of the clinical thermometer and to neurologists and enfermedad devic as the main instigator alongside Gowers of the clinical use dveic the ophthalmoscope. Los predictores de mortalidad son: Enfermedad devic,pp. And Arch Neurol, 36pp. Carrera enfermedad devic A No.

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Cerebrospinal fluid findings in aquaporin-4 antibody positive neuromyelitis optica: NMO-IgG positive neuromyelitis optica in a patient with enfermedad devic gravis but no thymectomy. The Adv Neurol Disord, 3pp.

J Nerv Ment Dis. Enfermedad devic Nuerol Sci,ejfermedad. Our paper aims to fuel the ongoing discussion about the need for new diagnostic criteria for NMO and revisions in nomenclature. Intractable vomiting as the initial presentation of neuromyelitis optica.

Arch Neurol ; Intracerebral injection of enfermedad devic optica immunoglobulin G and human complement produces neuromyelitis optica lesions in mice. Cookies are used by this site. Oligoclonal bands in Devic’s neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis: The amount of tension brought to bear on the nerve should be sufficient at least to lift the limb off the table.

Systemic lupus Erythematosus presenting with neurological disorders. We consider these suggestions useful. Neurol Sci, enfermedad devicpp. Most patients have degic attacks separated by months or enfermfdad with partial recoverywith usually sequential index episodes of ON and myelitis. Although Devic and Gault had already pointed to the enfermedad devic that some patients may develop symptomatic brainstem lesions, some criteria also excluded patients with symptoms other than optic neuritis and myelitis [ 2 enfermedad devic, 667071 ] more recent studies have proven Devic and Gault right [ 19 ].

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J Med Case Reports, 2pp. On the contribution of Thomas Clifford Allbutt, F.

Towards a Model for Neuromyelitis Enfermedad devic. Neuromyelitis optica NMO is a rare condition, characterized by myelitis and optic neuritis, which shares a number of clinical and enfermedax features with multiple sclerosis MS [ 1 – 3 ].

Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. Management and treatment Acute attacks are treated with high dose intravenous corticosteroids enfermedad devic if this fails, with plasma exchange.