Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

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Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

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The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation

The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation is dedicated to funding research in the search to understand the pathophysiology and biochemistry of NMO Spectrum Disease. Our Foundation is passionate in its support of providing opportunities to develop programs for prevention, clinical treatments, and an eventual cure for this rare and often misunderstood disease. We are committed to providing an online community for those who have been diagnosed with NMO, as well as providing centralized information resources for individuals who want to learn more about this rare disease.

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder" for support, advocacy or research.

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The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation

The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation is dedicated to funding research in the search to understand the pathophysiology and biochemistry of NMO Spectrum Disease. Our Foundation is passionate in its support of providing opportunities to develop programs for prevention, clinical treatments, and an eventual cure for this rare and often misunderstood disease. We are committed to providing an online community for those who have been diagnosed with NMO, as well as providing centralized information resources for individuals who want to learn more about this rare disease.

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Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paraneoplastic neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder associated with metastatic carcinoid expressing aquaporin-4.
 

Author(s): Michelle Figueroa, Yong Guo, Alexandros Tselis, Sean J Pittock, Vanda A Lennon, Claudia F Lucchinetti, Robert P Lisak

Journal: JAMA Neurol. 2014 Apr;71(4):495-8.

 

Reports of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) occurring in the setting of neoplasia suggest that aquaporin-4 autoimmunity may in some cases have a paraneoplastic basis.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Efficacy of intravenous cyclophosphamide therapy for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.
 

Author(s): Hiroaki Yaguchi, Ken Sakushima, Ikuko Takahashi, Hiroaki Nishimura, Moemi Yashima-Yamada, Masakazu Nakamura, Kazufumi Tsuzaka, Yasunori Maruo, Toshiyuki Takahashi, Ichiro Yabe, Hidenao Sasaki

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(9):969-72.

 

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory disease that affects the optic nerve and spinal cord. Optic neuritis and longitudinally extensive myelitis associated with systemic autoimmune disease have been recently defined as NMO spectrum disorder (NMOSD). In this study, we report ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2013

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Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder: 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography findings--case report.
 

Author(s): Hirofumi Oyama, Shigeru Miwa, Tomoyuki Noda, Atsuhiro Sobajima, Akira Kito, Hideki Maki, Kenichi Hattori, Kentaro Wada

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2012 ;52(10):769-73.

 

A 51-year-old female with a history of rheumatoid arthritis rapidly developed anterior neck pain and paresis in the left upper and lower extremities and right lower extremity, sensory disturbance in the left upper and lower extremities, and bladder and rectal disorder. Adduction of ...

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2012

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A Double-masked, Placebo-controlled Study With Open Label Period to Evaluate MEDI-551 in Neuromyelitis Optica and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuromyelitis Optica and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders (NMO/NMOSD)

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2014

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A Longitudinal Study of Neuromyelitis Optica and Transverse Myelitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuromyelitis Optica; Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder; Transverse Myelitis; Optic Neuritis

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2013

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