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Testing for Neuromyelitis Optica


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April 2010

Dr. Pittock reviews neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a severe, inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system that predominantly affects women and disproportionately affects African-Americans and Asians. He discusses how an NMO-specific biomarker can be used to differentiate between multiple sclerosis and NMO.


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