Chapter 4. Dévic's Disease

  1. Bernadette Kalman and
  2. Thomas H. Brannagan III
  1. Bernadette Kalman

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch4

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Kalman, B. (2007) Dévic's Disease, in Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice (eds B. Kalman and T. H. Brannagan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158404

Online ISBN: 9780470692363

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Keywords:

  • neuritis;
  • paraclinical studies;
  • pathological features;
  • autoimmune disorder;
  • optic nerves

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Clinical phenotype

  • Cerebrospinal fluid characteristics

  • MRI characteristics

  • Pathological characteristics

  • Genetics

  • NMO-IgG, a biomarker for NMO

  • Diagnostic criteria

  • Treatment of NMO

  • Summary

  • References