December 5th, 2011

Mayo Clinic Research Improves Diagnosis and Potential Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica

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 Mayo Clinic researchers have identified critical steps leading to myelin destruction in neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a debilitating neurological disease that is commonly misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis (MS). The findings could lead to better care for the thousands of patients around the world with NMO. The paper was published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA.

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Tags: Neurology

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