Characterization of neuromyelitis optica and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder patients with a late onset


Collongues N., Marignier R., Jacob A., Leite M. I. , Sivas A., Paul F., ...More

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL, vol.20, no.8, pp.1086-1094, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1352458513515085
  • Journal Name: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1086-1094
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Few data are available for patients with a late onset (>= 50 years) of neuromyelitis optica (LONMO) or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disease (LONMOSD), defined by an optic neuritis/longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis with aquaporin-4 antibodies (AQP4-Ab).