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Optic-spinal inflammatory demyelinating disease: (OS-IDD) patients in Siriraj Hospital.
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PMID:  21425725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To study the demographic data of optico-spinal inflammatory demyelinating disease (OS-IDD) patients at Siriraj Hospital between January 1997 and October 2006.
DESIGN: Retrospective study of OS-IDD patients.
RESULTS: There were 84 OS-IDD patients. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis revealed higher white blood cell count and neutrophilia in neuromyelitis optica (NMO) patients than those of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. NMO had an average length of 4.1 segments of the cervical and 6.5 segments of thoracic cord involvement.
CONCLUSION: Among Thai OS-IDD patients, on the basis of clinical features, NMO was hardly differentiated from MS.
Authors:
Songkram Chotik-anuchit; Sasitorn Siritho; Siri-On Tritrakarn; Orasa Chawalprit; Naraporn Prayoonwiwat
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-35     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neurology Division, Department of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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