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Differentiation of neuromyelitis optica from multiple sclerosis in a cohort from the mainland of China.

Differentiation of neuromyelitis optica from multiple sclerosis in a cohort from the mainland of China.

CONCLUSIONS: Comprehensive analysis of MRI, laboratory and EPs data can facilitate differential diagnosis of MS and NMO. In addition, the combination of LESCLs and brain MRI findings failing to satisfy MRI criteria for MS is highly sensitive and specific for NMO. PMID: [Read More]

Seasonal variation of relapse rate in multiple sclerosis is latitude‐dependent

Seasonal variation of relapse rate in multiple sclerosis is latitude‐dependent

Abstract Objective: Previous studies assessing seasonal variation of relapse onset in multiple sclerosis have had conflicting results. Small relapse numbers, differing diagnostic criteria and single region studies limit the generalizability of prior results. The aim of this [Read More]

Anti‐JCV antibody levels in serum or plasma further define risk of natalizumab‐associated PML

Anti‐JCV antibody levels in serum or plasma further define risk of natalizumab‐associated PML

ABSTRACT Objective: The increased risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) with natalizumab treatment is associated with the presence of anti‐JC virus (JCV) antibodies. We analyzed whether anti‐JCV antibody levels, measured as index, may further define [Read More]

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What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

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Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

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Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

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