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Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Mimicking Neuromyelitis Optica.
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PMID:  21734595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is rarely associated with multiple sclerosis-like features. We present a case of a 65-year-old African American woman with LHON masquerading as neuromyelitis optica (NMO). We highlight the features of the clinical examination and MRI that were suggestive of an alternative diagnosis and review the literature regarding LHON and multiple sclerosis. The diagnosis of LHON should be considered in all cases of acute or subacute bilateral optic neuropathy, including presumed seronegative NMO.
Collin M McClelland; Gregory P Van Stavern; Alex C Tselis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-5166     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
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Created Date:  2011-7-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9431308     Medline TA:  J Neuroophthalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Ophthalmology (CMM, GPVS), Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; Department of Neurology (ACT), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
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