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The picture of demyelinating diseases gets more complicated

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:38 am
by frodo
This is the current picture as far as the current knowledge suggest. The picture is more complex than previously thought, even if anti-neurofascin diseases are not represented:

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There is a big overlapping of anti-AQP4 with NMOSD (neuromyelitis-like) and also of anti-MOG with ADEM and Marburg. The rest of the diseases/varieties can still be considered idiopatic.

PS: Taken from here:
Neuromyelitis optica spectrum and myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody‚Äźrelated disseminated encephalomyelitis
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/ful ... cen3.12491

PS2: This is the picture including neurofascins

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