An overview of NMO Spectrum Disorder and the diagnostic utility of anti-NMO antibodies
Volume 13, Issue 1 December 2017 (download full article in pdf)
NMOSD is an immune mediated demyelinating disease. Though its clinical presentation may overlap with multiple sclerosis, distinguishing these two entities is important in view of differences in treatment. Anti-NMO antibodies play a crucial role in the workup and diagnosis of NMOSD. In this review, Dr Elaine Au provided an overview of the NMOSD condition and the use of anti-NMO antibody assays. We welcome any feedback or suggestions. Please direct them to Dr Elaine Au (email: email@example.com) of Education Committee, the...