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Journal:   CASPIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES   April 2019 , Volume 5 , Number 2 (17); Page(s) 96 To 100.
 
Paper: 

Case Report: Tumefactive Brain Lesions in Patients with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

 
 
Author(s):  Manouchehri Navid, Nehzat Nasim, Mirmosayeb Omid, SHAYGANNEJAD VAHID*, Barzegar Mahdi
 
* Isfahan Neuroscience Research Center/Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
 
Abstract: 
Background: Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) is an autoimmune neurological disorder that is characterized by optic neuritis and longitudinally-extended transverse myelitis lesions in spinal segments. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) findings are part of the diagnostic process in NMOSD patients, and abnormal lesion patterns may cause deviation from a correct diagnosis. Clinical Presentation and Intervention: A 43-year-old female patient with abrupt cognitive loss, motor dysfunction and tumefactive spread of the demyelinating lesions in her brain presented to the Neurology Clinic of Kashani Hospital. Anti Aquaporine 4(AQP-4) antibody was observed, and the patient responded well to the NMOSD treatment. Conclusion: NMOSD can be considered a differential diagnosis during an episode of Fulminant Demyelinating Disorder (FDD) with the tumefactive spread of the lesions.
 
Keyword(s): Neuromyelitis optica,Magnetic resonance imaging,Brain
 
 
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Manouchehri, N., & Nehzat, N., & Mirmosayeb, O., & SHAYGANNEJAD, V., & Barzegar, M. (2019). Case Report: Tumefactive Brain Lesions in Patients with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder. CASPIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 5(2 (17)), 96-100. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=666479



Vancouver: Copy

Manouchehri Navid, Nehzat Nasim, Mirmosayeb Omid, SHAYGANNEJAD VAHID, Barzegar Mahdi. Case Report: Tumefactive Brain Lesions in Patients with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder. CASPIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES. 2019 [cited 2021June22];5(2 (17)):96-100. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=666479



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Manouchehri, N., Nehzat, N., Mirmosayeb, O., SHAYGANNEJAD, V., Barzegar, M., 2019. Case Report: Tumefactive Brain Lesions in Patients with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder. CASPIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, [online] 5(2 (17)), pp.96-100. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=666479.



 
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