Definitions

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  • n. inflammation of both the spinal cord and nerves

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ myelitis

Examples

  • Until it receives Biogen's approval, Genentech also must stop working on ocrelizumab for a blindness disease called neuromyelitis optica, and stop work on a different drug for cancer, the panel ruled, according to Biogen.

    Biogen Gains Edge in Drug Talks

  • A clue comes from a little known but equally devastating disease called neuromyelitis optica (NMO).

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  • He noted that rituximab has been used successfully in controlled and uncontrolled trials of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica.

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  • Wolf has neuromyelitis optica, a condition that results in optic neuritis, an inflammation of the optic nerves.

    The Argonaut

  • The symptoms -- eye pain, fading colors, loss of vision in one eye -- were diagnosed as neuromyelitis optica, a disorder known as NMO that would have terrified Jackson if she had known then what it is.

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  • In fact, all the studies before 2004 can be affected by the impossibility to distinguish MS and neuromyelitis optica,

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  • There has been no previous report of neuromyelitis optica from our practice environment, and we are not aware of any case associated with antiphospholipid syndrome in an African person.

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