Neuromyelitis Optica and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Patients in Turkish Cohort Demographic, Clinical, and Laboratory Features

Altintas A., KARABUDAK R., Balci B. P., TERZİ M., Soysal A., Saip S., ...More

NEUROLOGIST, vol.20, no.4, pp.61-66, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/nrl.0000000000000057
  • Journal Name: NEUROLOGIST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.61-66
  • Keywords: neuromyelitis optica, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, aquaporin-4 antibody, late onset, prognosis, clinical findings, WATER TRANSPORT, AQUAPORIN-4, ANTIBODIES, MECHANISMS
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an immune-mediated, chronic relapsing, inflammatory disease characterized by severe attacks of optic neuritis and myelitis.