Neuromyelitis Optica in Children: A Rare Entity

Hassan, Shamsuddin and Mina, Shyam and Sharma, Shobha and Kumar, Ajay and Shriyan, Rhea (2017) Neuromyelitis Optica in Children: A Rare Entity. International Journal of Pediatrics, 5 (11). pp. 6145-6149.

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Neuromyelitis optica (also known as Devic's disease or Devic's syndrome) is an uncommon disorder in pediatric age group, and is characterized by acute or subacute optic neuritis and transverse myelitis. Here we report an 11- year- old female child with relapsing Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) confirmed by positive NMO- IgG antibody and had clinical recovery with high dose methyl prednisolone therapy.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
WW Ophthalmology
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 23:21
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2017 23:21

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