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MS-Related Disorders ID’d by Proteomic Pattern Analysis Last Updated: September 19, 2011. CSF proteomic pattern analysis discriminates among multiple sclerosis-related disorde Proteomic pattern analysis of cerebrospinal fluid analysis using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry distinguishes between similar multiple sclerosis-related disorders, according to a study published online Sept.

Current diagnostic criteria of neuromyelitis optica (NMO) includes presence of acute optic neuritis (ON) and myelitis with at least two of the three supportive criteria, which consist of spinal cord magnetic resonance image (MRI) lesion extending over 3 vertebral segments, brain MRI lesion, which does not meet the diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis, and NMO-IgG seropositive status A 34-year-old woman presented with two episodes of acute demyelinating processes in the central nervous system within three years. Firstly, she presented with a 2-week history of neck pain, oscillopsia, vertigo, and weakness

We report a 25-year-old woman who developed optic neuritis and encephalomyelitis following primary Sjogren’s syndrome (SjS).

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease with generally poor prognosis that selectively targets optic nerves and spinal cord. Although diagnostic criteria for NMO are available, there is still a need for biomarkers, predicting disease development and progression to improve individually tailored treatment. CSF proteins were separated by two-dimensional electrophoresis and identified by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)

We report the case of a 31-year-old woman who presented with neuromyelitis optica (NMO) associated with Sjogren syndrome and distal renal tubular acidosis. She was hospitalized because of cervical transverse myelopathy and right optic neuritis. She had been clinically diagnosed with Sjogren syndrome, with a high titer of anti-SS-A antibody (1:500) and anti-SS-B antibody (1:498)

BACKGROUND: Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a serious idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating disorder characterized by acute transverse myelitis and optic neuritis. A significant proportion of NMO patients are seropositive for NMO-IgG, an autoantibody targeting aquaporin-4 (AQP4) water channel. Paraneoplastic NMO associated various tumors were recently reported.