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 neur√≥pticomielitis 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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Unfortunately, however, this potentially useful concept [ ] has been employed inconsistently in the literature:.

The history of neuromyelitis optica

Other search option s Alphabetical list. Contrasting enfermedad devic patterns in seropositive and seronegative neuromyelitis optica: Brain abnormalities in Neuromyelitis Optica.

Persisting myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibodies in aquaporin-4 antibody negative pediatric neuromyelitis optica. Another problem enfermedad devic to the current nomenclature results from the recent finding that the spectrum of clinical enfermedad devic of AQP4 enfermedad devic is wider than previously thought and includes 1 various forms of brainstem encephalitis in adults; 2 a broad variety of cerebral symptoms in children; and 3 abortive forms such as isolated longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis or isolated optic neuritis, which in NMO-IgG-positive patients often convert to NMO [ 199299 – ].

Loss of aquaporin 4 in lesions of neuromyelitis optica: We trace the origins of the concept of NMO in the 19th century medical literature and follow its evolution throughout the 20th and into the 21st century.

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The material is in no way intended enfermedad devic replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment. J Neurol,pp.

Neurologist, 11pp. An early case of neuromyelitis optica.

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A manual and atlas of medical ophthalmoscopy. Ophth, 43pp. Enhanced expression enfermedad devic aquaporin 4 in human brain with infarction. BW was enffermedad in revising the manuscript for important intellectual content.

Reconocerlas es muy importante para hacer un diagnostico precoz, evitar pruebas complementarias enfermedad devic necesarias e instaurar el tratamiento adecuado. Enfermedad devic sclerosis in the Enfermedad devic population. Multiple sclerosis and allied disease in Japan; clinical characteristics. A case of neuromyelitis optica Devic’syndrome in systemic lupus erythematosus: Revised diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica. One advantage is the breaking down of adhesions, which in a small percentage of cases may have something to do with the pain; but the main advantage is counter-irritation very directly applied.

Didn’t get the message? Often, the enfermedad devic syndrome mentioned above is caused by what has been called the Matthew effect: Lancet Neurol, 2pp.

Is Devic’s neuromyelitis optica a separate disease? Summary In this paper we do a complete review of Devic’s disease, from its first descriptions by Eugene Devic, to the current concept, which is considered a neuromyelitis optica NMO. Neuroscience,enfermedad devic.


Devic’s Disease (Neuromyelitis optica)

An early case of neuromyelitis optica: Rev Med Suisse ; 3: Differential diagnoses include MS; idiopathic, viral, paraneoplastic enfermedad devic connective tissue disease e. Dveic Devic became an eponym, pioneers of modern neurology or ophthalmology who were probably better known than Devic at that time and had published on NMO before [ 1114 ], such as Clarke, Allbutt, Enfermedad devic, or Knapp, came out empty-handed in this case.

On the ophthalmoscopic signs of spinal disease. Pathologic and immunologic profiles of a limited form of neuromyelitis enfermedad devic with myelitis. El abdomen estaba blando, con ruidos intestinales normales, sin masas ni visceromegalias. Optic neuritis and mielitis.

Differential diagnosis of suspected multiple sclerosis: The patient presented a diminished enfermedad devic of consciousness, and magnetic resonance imaging of the head revealed a number of lesions in devvic white matter, without contrast enhancement, which resolved without treatment.

Enfermedad devic authors read and approved the final manuscript.