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Frequency and prognostic impact of antibodies to aquaporin-4 in patients with optic neuritis

Item Type:Article
Title:Frequency and prognostic impact of antibodies to aquaporin-4 in patients with optic neuritis
Creators Name:Jarius, S. and Frederikson, J. and Waters, P. and Paul, F. and Akman-Demir, G. and Marignier, R. and Franciotta, D. and Ruprecht, K. and Kuenz, B. and Rommer, P. and Kristoferitsch, W. and Wildemann, B. and Vincent, A.
Abstract:Antibodies to aquaporin-4 (AQP4-Ab) are found in 60-80% of patients with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a severely disabling inflammatory CNS disorder of putative autoimmune aetiology, which predominantly affects the optic nerves and spinal cord.
Keywords:Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), Devic Disease, Devic's Disease, Optic Neuritis, Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis, NMO-IgG, Antibodies to Aquaporin-4, Multiple Sclerosis
Source:Journal of the Neurological Sciences
ISSN:0022-510X
Publisher:Elsevier (The Netherlands)
Volume:298
Number:1-2
Page Range:158-162
Date:15 November 2010
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2010.07.011
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