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Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy on Neuromyelitis Optica. Curr Neurovasc Res


Association of Neuromyelitis Optica With Severe and Intractable Pain. Qian P, Lancia S, Alvarez E, Klawiter EC, Cross AH, Naismith RT. Abstract OBJECTIVE To contrast differences in pain and treatment outcomes between neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and multiple sclerosis (MS)


Neuromyelitis optica following thymectomy with severe spinal cord atrophy after frequent relapses for 30 years]. [Article in Japanese] Hironishi M, Ishimoto S, Sawanishi T, Miwa H, Kawachi I, Kondo T. Source Department of Internal Medicine, Seishokai Kasei-Tamura Hospital.


Atypical presentations of neuromyelitis optica Douglas SatoI, II; Kazuo FujiharaIII IDepartment of Neurology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan IIDepartment of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine – University of São Paulo, São Paulo SP, Brazil IIIDepartment of Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) or Devic’s disease is an inflammatory disease of central nervous system classically characterized by acute, severe episodes of optic neuritis (ON) and longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (TM)1. The article published in 1894 by Dr Eugène Devic was based on a 45-years old female patient presenting with bilateral ON followed by TM and she deceased about a month after the monophasic opticomyelitis2.


Low Serum Vitamin D Levels and Recurrent Inflammatory Spinal Cord Disease Maureen A.


A stem cell transplant is the infusion of healthy stem cells into your body.


Spinal Cord Injury Bowel Management Sections: What is the bowel and what does it do? Methods for emptying the bowel Bowel Programs Factors that can affect success What to avoid What to do if… ? What is the bowel and what does it do


In 1894, Eug?ne Devic (1858–1930) described a 45-year-old female hatter in whom ‘l’autopsie r?v?la l’existence d’un foyer de my?lite aigu? diffuse localis?e ? la r?gion du renflement lombaire et d’une n?vrite optique double bien marqu?e’ … the autopsy showed a focus of acute diffuse myelitis localized to the lumbar enlargement, as well as a distinct bilateral optic neuritis (Devic, 1894 ). He called the condition ‘neuromy?lite optique aig?e’


Color coded map of spinal cord at resource.? Below is a list of cord segments and associated functions. ? Segmental Spinal Cord Level and Function ? ? Level Function ? ? Cl-C6 Neck flexors Cl-T1 Neck extensors C3, C4, C5 Supply diaphragm C5, C6 Shoulder movement, raise arm (deltoid); flexion of elbow (biceps); C6 ?externally rotates the arm (supinates) C6, C7, C8 Extends elbow and wrist (triceps and wrist extensors); pronates wrist C7, C8, Tl Flexes wrist C8, Tl Supply small muscles of the hand Tl -T6 lntercostals and trunk above the waist T7-Ll Abdominal muscles Ll, L2, L3, L4 Thigh flexion L2, L3, L4 Thigh adduction L4, L5, S1 Thigh abduction L5, S1 S2 Extension of leg at the hip (gluteus maximus) L2, L3, L4 Extension of leg at the knee (quadriceps femoris) L4, L5, S1, S2 Flexion of leg at the knee (hamstrings) L4, L5, S1 Dorsiflexion of foot (tibialis anterior) L4, L5, S1 Extension of toes L5, S1, S2 Plantar flexion of foot L5, S1, S2 Nexion of toes ? ? ?


Definition (MSH) Severe or complete loss of motor function on one side of the body. This condition is usually caused by BRAIN DISEASES that are localized to the cerebral hemisphere opposite to the side of weakness. Less frequently, BRAIN STEM lesions; cervical SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and other conditions may manifest as hemiplegia.


? NARCOMS Report-2007 Registry Update Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis ? Neuromyelitis Optica Dean M. Wingerchuk, MD, MSc, FRCP(C) A Historical Perspective on NMO Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), also known as Devic’s disease, was identified more than one hundred years ago as a severe disorder affecting the spinal cord (causing paralysis) and both optic nerves (causing blindness).


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