Monday December 18th 2017

Rate Evaluation of 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D in Neuromyelitis Optica (P4.002)

This study shows a vitamin D deficiency in patients with NMO both in France and in Morocco but a similar rate as in the patients with MS or with systemic sclerosis. The role of vitamin D deficiency in the development of autoimmune diseases and precisely in NMO has yet to be clarified, but a screening of deficiency and a vitamin D supplementation appears to be useful in these patients, particularly because of the high doses of corticosteroids with which they can be treated.Disclosure: Dr. Kremer has nothing to disclose. Dr. Slassi Sennou has nothing to disclose. Dr. Benkirane has nothing to disclose. Dr. Araqi Houssaini has nothing to disclose. Dr. Collongues has nothing to disclose. Dr. Chanson has nothing to disclose. Dr. Blanc has received personal compensation for activities with Biogen…

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Rate Evaluation of 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D in Neuromyelitis Optica (P4.002)

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